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)

Did Trump just hijack the world’s first UN declaration on universal healthcare?

Compass: Charting a course to the NHI On Monday, world leaders will sign a UN declaration that...

Bhekisisa wins top features prize at Sikuvile Journalism Awards

Four reporters, one award-winning story. Here’s how we did it. The Bhekisisa Centre for...
Villagers from the village of Ndoromo are seen walking on the edge of the Bire Kpatous game reserve, where efforts are afoot to encourage tourism. (Sam Mednick)

South Sudan turns to tourism in bid to draw line under past unrest

Travel firms adopt wait-and-see approach as government seeks to entice visitors with safaris, Nile rafting and climbing trips.
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize

The National Health Insurance: Can Zweli Mkhize pull this off?

Can the health minister fix our health system and what will it take? Here’s what Mkhize’s character, views and his past...

After the ECHO trial: World Health Organisation updates guidance on contraception

'A woman’s risk of HIV does not restrict her contraceptive choice', say new guidelines released today in the wake of recent...
Nurse Pushing Wheelchair

At least half of Gauteng’s hospitals are without their top managers

Two CEOs are still under investigations months after a spate of infant deaths and a high-level probe by the Office of...
Transparency International

Transparency International staff complain of bullying and harassment

Corruption watchdog accused of promoting ‘toxic’ workplace culture that silenced critical voices. Anti-corruption...

‘All of the women in my department have slept with the supervisor. This is...

Women at factories in Lesotho owned by Taiwanese firm say jobs and promotions in jeopardy if they refuse advances, claims report