Pregnancy in South Africa is getting safer, but still not safe enough. Here’s what the health department says they’re doing about it.
In a historic first, the UN just held a high-level meeting on TB. There was one on lifestyle diseases too. But did these sittings achieve anything?
Draft guidelines will look to balance a doctor or nurse's right recuse themselves from performing abortions with a person's right to choose.
Today, SA is seeing fewer new TB cases and deaths than ever before.
The global body heeds calls by SA health minister Aaron Motsoaledi for high-level meeting on age-old killer.
The country has made progress with its plans to prevent, treat and monitor HIV but still has a long way to go.
Unless the state's plan to curb maternal deaths is wholly implemented, it won't make a dent.
United Nations' first high-level meeting on TB could usher in a new world order
Will South Africa reach its 90-90-90 HIV targets?
Abortion: Government to get tougher on doctors with moral objections
We can achieve a TB-free South Africa, but it’s time to pick up the pace
Staunching SA's pregnancy wound
How do you outrun a lie when science shows misinformation spreads faster than fact?
Medical doctors and traditional healers often struggle to trust each other. But in this rural KZN community they learned how to work together.
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Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in Zulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.