Why the woes facing South Africa’s Thuthuzela Care Centres may not be as unique as we thought.
South Africa's public health nurses are infamous for having bad attitudes. Could a pair of goggles help them change their ways?
These ATMs can decrease the number of patients in clinics but health workers are not helping to achieve that goal.
This province reported skyrocketing rates of teen pregnancy but behind the figures lies a story about sex, knowledge and data.
Presented this week at the World Health Assembly, the document could usher in a new era in affordable healthcare. Here's why we need it.
About 15 years after their son died while illegally detained at a deportation centre outside Johannesburg, this family still hasn't found his grave.
Some districts report Caesarean rates of 40%, which is much higher than the 26% national average for public hospitals.
A rare condition has caused this man’s body to age at super speed. Why?
You made it through the year. Kick back, relax and take a read through the 2018 that was.
Scientists and campaigners warn that factories in coastal villages are wreaking environmental and economic havoc.
The country's health system is ravaged, but a team of volunteer doctors visit regularly: operating on the desperate and training local medical staff.
When a river and several hours of dirt roads stand between you & the nearest hospital, giving birth can be deadly. One nurse is hoping to change that.
From Amsterdam’s glittering canals to Durban’s dark streets, take a look at how the world legislates sex — and why it matters.
The start of the rainy season in the war-torn country could spell a cholera outbreak.
More developing countries are offering sight-saving surgery in their public health systems, but specialist eye surgeons are in short supply.
Here's the story of the Treatment Action Campaign or how a handful of people created a global movement that changed the world.