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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.
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?
Why the woes facing South Africa’s Thuthuzela Care Centres may not be as unique as we thought.
When a few months of treatment costs as much as a house, some patients are taking their lives and the law into their own hands to survive.
Women who have been forced to go without their usual birth control shot are now facing the consequences of months-long shortages.
Almost one in four babies born at public hospitals come into the world via c-section but is it costing some women their lives?
South Africa's public health nurses are infamous for having bad attitudes. Could a pair of goggles help them change their ways?
These ATMs can decrease the number of patients in clinics but health workers are not helping to achieve that goal.
Since the country’s rollout, less than a quarter of people who’ve started taking the HIV prevention pill are young women — despite high HIV rates.
This province reported skyrocketing rates of teen pregnancy but behind the figures lies a story about sex, knowledge and data.
Presented this week at the World Health Assembly, the document could usher in a new era in affordable healthcare. Here's why we need it.
Bosasa bribed its way into contracts. Meet the four-year-old who paid the price.
About 15 years after their son died while illegally detained at a deportation centre outside Johannesburg, this family still hasn't found his grave.
Speaking more than one language could lead to better tests scores and even being a more empathetic person.