One in four Zimbabweans suffers from mental illness, but untrained female health workers are setting a new benchmark for the treatment of patients.
The quest for better working conditions leaves striking doctors with a tough decision but they might not have to choose.
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.
There are too few psychiatrists, so a foundation is using a Canadian model to rehabilitate people.
Some residents in rural towns in Mpumalanga have to chose between buying food or going to the doctor.
Poor people who have fled their countries are expected to pay steep rates for treatment at government hospitals in Gauteng.
The substance is critical in pregnancy and in the development of children; a lack of it has dire consequences.
The population assessments of the epidemic in sub-Sahara yields information of benefit to patients and to each nation’s plan of action
With the severe effects of the habit on the unborn child now widely known, why do pregnant mothers refuse to give up?
Less than 15% of patients seek out care for this vicious form of gangrene.
A grassroots Ugandan health initiative has significantly reduced maternal deaths.
Read an excerpt from the award-winning story that kick-started a campaign to link survivors of rape and gender-based violence to care.
ARVs have transformed Cotlands hospice from a place for the dying into a childcare centre where the living thrive.
When Mark died, emergency services left his body on the pavement in central Pretoria for hours.
An HIV prevention pill can reduce HIV-negative people's chances of contracting HIV by more than 90%.
Healthcare facilities are working to ensure migrant workers are never far from care.