Mia Malan describes the arduous trek an Eastern Cape woman had to undertake to get medical attention for her sick grandson.
Rape culture doesn't start when a rape is committed. It is built in slow steps in everyday events that help normalise gender-based violence.
When bringing a new life into the world risks taking another, even old traditions have to adopt new ways.
The reality is many of us look at water like we do a takeaway container.
Accessing healthcare in this rural town has never been easy. Shortages of staff as well as medical equipment makes it difficult for...
Early screening for cervical cancer can be a lifesaver but are nonprofit organisations enough to fill the gap in KZN's crumbling system?
It was hailed as a revolution in private investment in healthcare in Africa but almost a decade after it was opened,...
Ikponwosa Ero went from a child who felt different to the United Nations’ first independent expert on albinism.
Virtual reality isn’t just for video games anymore. It’s revolutionising medicine, including the way we manage pain.
A horrifying experience at an illegal abortion provider led Gaopalelwe Phalaetsile to use social media to help women access safe abortion services
From the Ganges River to Ghana, drones are delivering vaccines, HIV tests and blood transfusions around the world and cutting waiting times...
In this province, the agricultural and mining sectors draw thousands of workers each year – and then they disappear. Here’s why we need to find them.
A single daily tablet could slash your risk of HIV infection, could it be for you?
An app, a few volunteers, and buy-in from doctors can make the frontlines a kinder place for patients, staff, and families....
Could a new manmade concoction of mundane odours stop malaria?
Disease-spreading mozzies may be getting wise to our best defences, but science is fighting back.