Could better health for your baby come in a cardboard box?
All the rage in Finland, 'Moses baskets' could soon be coming to South African shores.
Bikers go full throttle to speed up TB cure in Zimbabwe
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.
[PHOTOS]: ‘We need staff, psychological help’: Go inside a Gauteng COVID ICU fighting the...
Driven by a more infectious new COVID variant, the second wave of South Africa’s coronavirus pandemic has seen considerably more infections than the first wave. This meant health workers have had to deal with more hospitalisations and deaths — and pressure. Bhekisisa visited George Mukhari Academic Hospital north of Tshwane to document the second wave realities experienced by doctors and nurses.
Zimbabwe health workers fight the odds to provide free care to disabled children
A Harare rehabilitation unit offers impaired youngsters free therapy and supports parents too.
SA’s midwives chart a new course
Scandinavian expertise is helping to train top nurses in how to handle difficult pregnancies.
Finally, TB pills for children
Tastier kid-friendly tablets will help take the guess work out of treating Kenya's tiniest TB patients.
When the tiniest hearts break: Behind SA’s shortage of paediatric heart surgeons
The country can't produce its own paediatric heart surgeons. But that may be beginning to change, starting in Cape Town.
Blood on the floor, drips in the dark: Johannesburg is crumbling. Here’s how it...
A combination of failures by the municipal, provincial and national government left a hospital in the south of Johannesburg without water or electricity for parts of November. Find out what’s behind the chaos.
#AIDS2016: How a rural community helps each other stay on HIV treatment
An adherence club helped almost all patients stay on their treatment.
The flush of hormonal success
Replacement therapy for menopause symptoms is considered safe – if the breast cancer risk is addressed.
Organ trafficking: ‘They locked me in and took my kidney’
Desperate to reach Europe, migrants from Africa are travelling to Egypt to sell body parts to pay for their passage.
Gogos step up for peace of mind
Depression among the elderly is largely overlooked, but exercise can help to counter it.
When it’s not just PMS: Could your period be affecting your mental health?
Science could be closer to unravelling the riddle of menstruation-related mood disorders
From Amsterdam’s glittering canals to Durban’s dark streets, take a look at how the world legislates sex — and why it matters.
When hospitals don’t make the cut
Diabetic patients who aren't treated properly risk having the smallest cut lead to an amputated limb.
What’s pleasure got to do with sex ed? This project shows it can increase...
The International Planned Parenthood Federation’s digital campaign Treasure Your Pleasure is using an evidence-based sex-positive approach to educate young Africans about safe sex.