Zimbabwe’s tight abortion laws aren’t curbing demand, they’re driving them underground — and it’s about to get worse.
Less than 15% of patients seek out care for this vicious form of gangrene.
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.
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Pregnant women who drink alcohol put their unborn children at greater risk than they think, writes Mia Malan.
Jacket would detect symptoms up to four times faster than a doctor.
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Depression among the elderly is largely overlooked, but exercise can help to counter it.
Thanks to a pioneering project survivors and perpetrators of the Rwandan genocide now live side by side in 'reconciliation villages'.
South Africa's public health nurses are infamous for having bad attitudes. Could a pair of goggles help them change their ways?
Bontle Mabe turned to a loan shark to fund her abortion after she was turned away for five days in a row at her local clinic.
With terminations outlawed in Kenya, women and girls in its largest slum have to rely on expensive and unreliable under-the-counter pills,...
Why the woes facing South Africa’s Thuthuzela Care Centres may not be as unique as we thought.
Scientists and campaigners warn that factories in coastal villages are wreaking environmental and economic havoc.
An HIV prevention pill can reduce HIV-negative people's chances of contracting HIV by more than 90%.