For many people with severe mental illnesses, these special wards can be a lifeline and the first step to care — if they can get there.
Many people can no longer afford hospital treatment and medication, and the number of those with medical aid has fallen by a third.
In this township, alcohol makes violent men close to three times more likely to rape a woman.
Africa Check digs into the data to reveal the surprising truth behind the widely cited statistic
The population assessments of the epidemic in sub-Sahara yields information of benefit to patients and to each nation’s plan of action
Men who abuse women have often been victims of maltreatment themselves resulting to the intergenerational cycling of abuse.
A mother's love led her to South Africa to find a school for her son with autism.
Zimbabwe’s tight abortion laws aren’t curbing demand, they’re driving them underground — and it’s about to get worse.
The substances that cause cancer leave their fingerprints behind. Now, the world may be closer than ever to unravelling the clues hidden in our DNA.
Why the woes facing South Africa’s Thuthuzela Care Centres may not be as unique as we thought.
Unsafe terminations in Malawi may be curbed after a new law is enacted, but it’s just the first step
A recent article suggested that single South Africans can live longer by getting married, based on Statistics SA mortality data.
These ATMs can decrease the number of patients in clinics but health workers are not helping to achieve that goal.
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.
Could a new manmade concoction of mundane odours stop malaria?
Many diabetics are dependent on expensive blood sugar testing strips to stay alive. Most in South Africa can't afford it.