Could Zimbabwe's new Health Development Fund rescue the country's cash-strapped clinics and hospitals?
A decision by the Gauteng department of health has left at least 36 dead but has the scandal lifted the lid on the horrors of mental healthcare?
Some hospitals are introducing sign language to help deaf patients.
Many Ugandans were once refugees themselves. Now, they are 'paying back the good' and making their country one of the best in the world for refugees.
Are social media algorithms designed to prey the mental health of women and people of colour?
Traditional West African ‘healers’ and Sicilian psychiatrists are struggling to help free Nigerian women forced into prostitution.
The residents of a Nigerian village had no health services, save for traditional methods, to treat those with a fever and a rash.
Governments and even anonymous do-gooders are stepping into fill the funding gap left by the US decision, but their pockets will never...
State cancer patients have nowhere to turn, even if their cancer is treatable.
Girls as young as 10 feel the blade but an extraordinary group is fighting against female genital mutilation (FGM).
Autistic children experience the world differently, but this doesn’t stop them from learning.
In Diepsloot, Bhekisisa's Vimba! app is helping rape survivors access life-saving care and treatment.
Water births are a growing phenomenon in South Africa and globally. But this birth method is controversial – scientific evidence is lacking.
Introduce harm-reduction and HIV programmes – especially for heroin users – before it's too late.
A disease that claims the lives of two children under five a minute worldwide has hit drought-stricken Kenya hard, its spread driven by malnutrition.
In rural Kenya, a group of strong-willed women is giving traumatised young runaways a second chance at life.