Unsafe terminations in Malawi may be curbed after a new law is enacted, but it’s just the first step
Community mentalhealth care can be better for patients and health systems if it's done right. Find out how one organisation is making it work.
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?
A marathon runner with prostate cancer uses his skill to promote awareness and encourage testing.
Already used in countries like Namibia, the ambulances could help cut child and maternal mortality rates.
Thousands of women are lured from Nigeria to Italy annually by the promise of a new life, only to find themselves trapped in the sex trade.
Girls as young as 10 feel the blade but an extraordinary group is fighting against female genital mutilation (FGM).
In rural Kenya, a group of strong-willed women is giving traumatised young runaways a second chance at life.
Dangerous myths persist about people living with albinism, but a community in Malawi has had enough.
Women in Somaliland are working together with an NGO to eliminate one of the most ancient and extreme practices of female genital mutilation.
Poor people who have fled their countries are expected to pay steep rates for treatment at government hospitals in Gauteng.
Refugees can flee their countries, but they can't escape the trauma of war.
The residents of a Nigerian village had no health services, save for traditional methods, to treat those with a fever and a rash.
Abused women from war-torn countries who have fled to SA for safety often face more maltreatment here.
Introduce harm-reduction and HIV programmes – especially for heroin users – before it's too late.
Traditional and Western healers team up to treat patients with HIV and tuberculosis because many people consult more than one health system.