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?
Bosasa bribed its way into contracts. Meet the four-year-old who paid the price.
Political, security and cultural complications – not least a refusal to believe that Ebola exists – have thwarted efforts to overcome...
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.
Women who have been forced to go without their usual birth control shot are now facing the consequences of months-long shortages.
Take a look at the newest HIV treatment set to hit South Africa's shores in 2019.
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.
Almost one in four babies born at public hospitals come into the world via c-section but is it costing some women their lives?
The illicit trade in this prescription pain killer has become the stuff of ballads and dance halls but its abuse is...
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.
Can the health minister fix our health system and what will it take? Here’s what Mkhize’s character, views and his past...
Speaking more than one language could lead to better tests scores and even being a more empathetic person.
In the wake of acid attacks, victims — often women — can feel hopeless. Now, women around the world are fighting back.
Virtual reality isn’t just for video games anymore. It’s revolutionising medicine, including the way we manage pain.
A month after she was wheeled out of a North West hospital in a barrow, Ntombizodwa Matthews met her end. Her family blames politics for her death.
We could be just months away from knowing whether Depo-Provera use is linked to a higher risk of HIV infection in women.