Dembe Ndou learned to play piano in no time at all, but simply chatting is a complex challenge.
Speaking more than one language could lead to better tests scores and even being a more empathetic person.
Contraception may be finally coming to a secondary school near you.
Community mentalhealth care can be better for patients and health systems if it's done right. Find out how one organisation is making it work.
Children who experience discrimination may be more at risk of mental and physical ill-health.
A study has found that child-focused interventions have significantly reduced HIV-infection rates in children under the age of five.
Makgabo Manamela is one of three officials implicated by the health ombud in the tragedy. Here’s a snapshot of her testimony during arbitration.
Civil society bodies are meeting education officials to formulate an urgent response to the shortage of tools and teachers for the visually impaired.
With last year's provincial medical services data now available, Africa Check questions the Free State health's assertions of "significant progress".
Despite cervical cancer being the most preventable form of cancer, it is afflicting more South African women than any other kind.
A new single-dose drug is freely available after a bumpy start.
The US takes its controversial stances over abortion to the United Nations (Photo: Shealah Craighead)
There are almost two and a half times more overweight people than undernourished, with almost 30% of the global population weighing too much.
More than a hundred protesters gathered this week outside the arbitration meetings as Mahlangu took the stand.
The increasingly disjointed nature of life in urban slums means there’s no network of family support for mothers who want to work.
Why would humanitarian workers support the call to decriminalize sex work? Sometimes bombs, floods aren't the only threats to our patients.