Finally capping its own medics, the country must now retain them and coax them into rural areas.
More South African parents are choosing to bring their baby into the world with a splash, but is it better than conventional births?
Water births are a growing phenomenon in South Africa and globally. But this birth method is controversial – scientific evidence is lacking.
Why the world is just waking up to the power of immunisations to tackle this infectious disease and how we’re learning more with every rainy season.
Botched births and infections can leave many babies with a life-long inheritance: Cerebral palsy. Many will be dependent on caregivers for...
Yvette Raphael describes herself as a ‘professional protester, sjambok feminist and hater of trash’. Government officials would likely refer to her as ‘a rebel’. She’s fought for equality her entire life, she says. And she’s scared of no one.
The residents of a Nigerian village had no health services, save for traditional methods, to treat those with a fever and a rash.
A Harare rehabilitation unit offers impaired youngsters free therapy and supports parents too.
You made it through the year. Kick back, relax and take a read through the 2018 that was.
Thanks to a pioneering project survivors and perpetrators of the Rwandan genocide now live side by side in 'reconciliation villages'.
Abused women from war-torn countries who have fled to SA for safety often face more maltreatment here.
As the climate crisis worsens, arid parts of South Africa are expected to get even hotter and even more water-scarce. In...
Lawyers argue that while farming families toil over backbreaking work in desperate poverty, British American Tobacco is reaping the rewards.
Inside the Kenyan village that began as a refuge for survivors of sexual violence.
Are social media algorithms designed to prey the mental health of women and people of colour?
Already used in countries like Namibia, the ambulances could help cut child and maternal mortality rates.