Scientists studied soldiers with PTSD and even children who'd witnessed a great tragedy. Did they unlock the secrets of resilience?
Take a look at the newest HIV treatment set to hit South Africa's shores in 2019.
Older antibiotic staples are no longer moneymakers. But as modern bugs evolve to outwit them, very few new drugs are ready to take their place.
This country has more than 200-million people, so why has it only logged 22 000 coronavirus tests?
In rural Kenya, a group of strong-willed women is giving traumatised young runaways a second chance at life.
It was hailed as a revolution in private investment in healthcare in Africa but almost a decade after it was opened,...
Emma Theofelus was appointed Namibia’s information, communication and technology deputy minister a week after the novel coronavirus hit the country's shores:...
The government's focus on small-scale irrigation has given hope and sustenance to some districts.
The pain of bereavement is supposed to ease with time. When it doesn't, psychiatrists call it 'complicated grief' and it can be treated.
Governments and even anonymous do-gooders are stepping into fill the funding gap left by the US decision, but their pockets will never...
Climate change and air pollution could be conspiring against the continent, and fuelling new levels of death and disease.
General anaesthetic is supposed to make surgery painless. Now there’s evidence that one person in 20 may be awake when doctors think they’re under.
Ebola wiped out nearly 10% of Liberia’s doctors and nurses. Take a look at life for those it left behind.
Could a new manmade concoction of mundane odours stop malaria?
Technology has cut diagnosis waiting times, getting infants on to treatment sooner.
Bosasa bribed its way into contracts. Meet the four-year-old who paid the price.