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.
Leaders of Zimbabwe's Apostolic sects are warming to the idea of women giving birth at health clinics.
Where ambulances fear to tread: Life in Africa's largest informal settlement is rife with problems. Getting emergency care shouldn't be one...
Rape culture doesn't start when a rape is committed. It is built in slow steps in everyday events that help normalise gender-based violence.
Men who abuse women have often been victims of maltreatment themselves resulting to the intergenerational cycling of abuse.
Pregnant women who drink alcohol put their unborn children at greater risk than they think, writes Mia Malan.
The products themselves could be dangerous and are likely to encourage high-risk sexual behaviour.
These ATMs can decrease the number of patients in clinics but health workers are not helping to achieve that goal.
With terminations outlawed in Kenya, women and girls in its largest slum have to rely on expensive and unreliable under-the-counter pills,...
The country can't produce its own paediatric heart surgeons. But that may be beginning to change, starting in Cape Town.
In the 1920s, a Northern Cape farmer dug up some of the remains of previous workers — some of whom had...
Doctors in this country are saying an outbreak of mysterious deaths all have one thing in common: How close they are...
A rare condition has caused this man’s body to age at super speed. Why?
From Amsterdam’s glittering canals to Durban’s dark streets, take a look at how the world legislates sex — and why it matters.
How we found the country's 'missing' abortion providers – and mapped contraception services too.
The start of the rainy season in the war-torn country could spell a cholera outbreak.