Does sex work legislation have an impact on violence and the spread of HIV? We follow two women who operate in opposite worlds to find out.
What if diagnosing South Africa’s deadliest disease was as simple as taking a drug store pregnancy test? That day might be closer than you...
Left with little choice, many women turn to illegal abortionists to terminate their pregnancies.
Small town, big goals: Eshowe has become one of the first SA communities to put enough people on HIV treatment to reduce new infections in the area.
During this initiation season, we look back at what happened in 2013 when bungled initiations cost boys their penises.
Sperm washing, assisted insemination & long hospital waits — if you were lucky. This is what falling pregnant when you were HIV-positive used to...
Could companies’ wooing of social media influencers be just a clever ploy to get around the country’s tobacco advertising ban? Tobacco companies are banned from...
Recent national and Gauteng memos demanding all foreign patients pay in full for services likely fell foul of the law.
Health workers in the province demand security cameras and personal panic buttons at hospitals because of crime and attacks on nurses and doctors.
Women who have been forced to go without their usual birth control shot are now facing the consequences of months-long shortages.
But new science doesn't change the fact that women still have too few options when it comes to contraception.
From Badu to Beyonce: Some of your favourite celebs have toyed with it but is going vegan right for you? Veganism, the plant-based diet which...
Who will control the country's healthcare purse and who will be left out? Find out and read why some are likely to be sceptical in the country's quest for more equitable access to high-quality universal healthcare coverage.
How we found the country's 'missing' abortion providers – and mapped contraception services too.
In a country where pipes can stop short of reaching home, cheap sachets of water sold on the street could be an unlikely solution, but at what cost?
The time for talk is over, said Zweli Mkhize in his first budget speech as health minister. But if you thought that Cabinet's approval of the National Health Insurance Bill was the end of discussions, here's why you’re wrong.