Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh will be the first African head of state to be tried for violating the rights of HIV-positive people.
Jacket would detect symptoms up to four times faster than a doctor.
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.
In Kivalo, where cyclones, overfishing and rising seas threaten livelihoods, beekeeping offers an unlikely alternative to fishing.
Despite clear evidence they are most at risk, older people are seen as dispensable as younger patients are prioritised in the...
Virtual reality isn’t just for video games anymore. It’s revolutionising medicine, including the way we manage pain.
When this queer woman's activism put her at the centre of a village-ordered hit, a sex worker saved her life. Go...
All the rage in Finland, 'Moses baskets' could soon be coming to South African shores.
A pill dispenser with an electronic cap monitors daily adherence to a regimen that may curb HIV among sex workers – and in broader society.
Does sex work legislation have an impact on violence and the spread of HIV? We follow two women who operate in opposite worlds to find out.
Speaking more than one language could lead to better tests scores and even being a more empathetic person.
SA's listeria epidemic is over. Take a look at the detectives who traced the epidemic's source in this feature from our archives.
When Ella and her cousin reached a refugee camp in Sudan, it seemed to herald safety. Instead, it was the start of an all too familiar ordeal.
Almost one in four babies born at public hospitals come into the world via c-section but is it costing some women their lives?
Each year, millions will be bitten by venomous snakes and for many, antivenom will remain painfully out of reach. Discovering why...
This country tested out a national health insurance. Find out what happened next.