Clinics dedicated to young people are ideal but the poor nation struggles to provide at least a basic service for those who can't access them.
A grassroots Ugandan health initiative has significantly reduced maternal deaths.
More developing countries are offering sight-saving surgery in their public health systems, but specialist eye surgeons are in short supply.
A programme with the health department sees motorbikes being used to deliver drugs to people in far-flung places who can't afford the fare.
Women said they couldn't afford to boil water and cook, so a local inventor rolled up his sleeves.
Traditional and Western healers team up to treat patients with HIV and tuberculosis because many people consult more than one health system.
Leaders of Zimbabwe's Apostolic sects are warming to the idea of women giving birth at health clinics.
Some residents in rural towns in Mpumalanga have to chose between buying food or going to the doctor.
The Gauteng health department has admitted to problems at the facility, seen by the public protector.
Psychiatrists have since turned to antidepressants, mood stabilisers and antipsychotics that aren’t curative.
In the first of a two-part series, a band of doctors set out to reclaim LSD and ecstasy for mental health treatments.
Depression among the elderly is largely overlooked, but exercise can help to counter it.
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.
During this initiation season, we look back at what happened in 2013 when bungled initiations cost boys their penises.
Silicosis might appear only 15 years after exposure to gold ore dust, long after they have gone home. Heidi Swart reports.
Accessing healthcare in this rural town has never been easy. Shortages of staff as well as medical equipment makes it difficult for...