Doctors prescribe fewer drugs and do fewer operations when they know they’re being watched, an Irish organisation has found. Here’s why. Doctors in South Africa...
These ATMs can decrease the number of patients in clinics but health workers are not helping to achieve that goal.
South Africa's public health nurses are infamous for having bad attitudes. Could a pair of goggles help them change their ways?
This province reported skyrocketing rates of teen pregnancy but behind the figures lies a story about sex, knowledge and data.
South Africa’s National Health Insurance Bill was released this morning. Here’s how it will affect you. Your medical aid, in its current form,...
In court, comfort for the tiniest victims of sexual abuse can come from the unlikeliest of places. “All rise,” a voice declares as the...
Men who have sex with men can now take on-demand pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, safely.
The bizarre case from Durban is at least the second such case nationally in the last three years.
What’s a day in a donor-funded journalism centre like? Mia Malan reveals all in her latest article for the journal of African Journalism Studies.
In June, the health minister released the long-awaited National Health Insurance Bill. What does it mean to you and your medical aid? We tell you.
Armed with blockchain and artificial intelligence, health workers and campaigners are battling the bogus business that kills thousands.
Crime stats released in 2015 reported a drop in rape cases, but experts say this is because fewer people are bothering to report rapes to the police.
The NHI was the centre of this weekend’s presidential health summit. Now the pressure is mounting for Treasury to figure out how to fund it.
South Africa’s top public health experts sat down to discuss the safety of e-cigarettes. The verdict? Stay away.
Women at factories in Lesotho owned by Taiwanese firm say jobs and promotions in jeopardy if they refuse advances, claims report Women producing jeans for...
A week. That's how long most newborns who die will make it in South Africa. But there may be hope yet for the country's tiniest patients