Introduce harm-reduction and HIV programmes – especially for heroin users – before it's too late.
Numbers don't lie: A new report shows how people across the world keep piling on the kilos.
When kids at risk of suicide can talk to trained friends & family, they're seven times less likely to die, says one of the...
The products themselves could be dangerous and are likely to encourage high-risk sexual behaviour.
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.
From grandmothers to gravediggers, the sudden, suffocating deaths of the coronavirus pandemic is affecting people in all sectors of South African society. Here’s one...
You can’t visit family members with COVID-19 in hospital. So how do you find out how they’re doing? Mia Malan from the Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism documented one woman’s story.
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.
Silicosis might appear only 15 years after exposure to gold ore dust, long after they have gone home. Heidi Swart reports.
In rural Kenya, a group of strong-willed women is giving traumatised young runaways a second chance at life.
Read an excerpt from the award-winning story that kick-started a campaign to link survivors of rape and gender-based violence to care.
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.
A new mother recounts how psychiatric care that nurtured her bond with her baby helped heal her mania.
More South African parents are choosing to bring their baby into the world with a splash, but is it better than conventional births?
Report unearths neglect in Kenyan institutions, yet discrimination means children may be at risk of being killed if they remain in communities
The population assessments of the epidemic in sub-Sahara yields information of benefit to patients and to each nation’s plan of action