Whose National Health Insurance is it anyway? Taking back the power

Compass: Charting the course to a National Health Insurance Public comment on the NHI Bill has closed,...

Romeo and Juliet are sexting: Will SA’s new sex-ed prepare children for life, love...

Today’s young lovers face far more than feuding families but does the department of basic education’s new plan to teach learners...

Risks & benefits: New HIV drug combo could change the course of SA’s epidemic

South Africa's next chapter in HIV treatment holds amazing promise but unlocking it rests on our ability to have the kind...

[WATCH LIVE] Health Minister Zweli Mkhize talks NHI

Watch the second and final day of the health department and South African Medical Research Council's dialogue as policymakers, researchers and scientists...

[WATCH LIVE] Will the NHI be accountable?

Watch as the health department and South African Medical Research Council bring policymakers, researchers and scientists together to talk about the...

Where are South Africa’s HIV patients?

The country boasts the world's largest HIV treatment programme. Find out how South Africa's nine provinces stack up when it comes to...
Domestic workers in training.

‘They see us as slaves’: Domestic helpers head for the Gulf despite their fears...

The Kenyan government has introduced reforms to make domestic work safer in a region notorious for labour trafficking. But will the changes...

New deal slashes price of drug to prevent TB by almost 70% ahead of...

Health department says new shorter treatment to prevent killer disease will be available from next year.

Fanon, Freire, Thiong’o: Your global health summer reading list

It’s official, summer is here and December is just around the corner — a time to kick back, relax, see family...

Dancing with the devil: UCT stubs out tobacco-funded unit

Can Tobacco money can ever be washed clean? Most researchers at the University of Cape Town say no.

Expired materials and fly away tents: What researchers found when they looked at HIV...

South Africa loves to boast that we run the world’s largest HIV treatment programme. But when treatment starts with a test,...

Of anti-corruption forums and commissions: Is a new Rx for better healthcare on its...

The three C’s: Collusion, competition and corruption. There’ll be a renewed push to safeguard your money when it comes to healthcare,...

South Africa delays rollout of new blockbuster HIV drug

Stocks of the new treatment are already on the shelves of some clinics — but lingering concerns over a possible low...

Four ways the Competition Commission’s latest investigation will change the National Health Insurance

Compass: Charting a course to the NHI What does a nearly 300-page technical report mean for the...
private hospital

You’re paying more for private healthcare and getting less, shows Competition Commission investigation

Compass: Charting a course to the NHI A lack of competition in the sector isn't just bad...
Trumped: The US takes its controversial stances over abortion to the United Nations. (Shealah Craighead)

SA US face-off over the world’s first declaration on universal healthcare

The US takes its controversial stances over abortion to the United Nations (Photo: Shealah Craighead)