Armed with blockchain and artificial intelligence, health workers and campaigners are battling the bogus business that kills thousands.
Industry influence and government spats stalled regulations that could have curbed harmful alcohol use in South Africa nearly a decade ago.
The size of South Africa's super-sized sweet tooth may be over-stated
As part of a global dialogue, a UN panel is meeting in Johannesburg to discuss proposals that aim to help prevent millions of unnecessary deaths.
Makgabo Manamela is one of three officials implicated by the health ombud in the tragedy. Here’s a snapshot of her testimony during arbitration.
The bizarre case from Durban is at least the second such case nationally in the last three years.
Gauteng — the province with the most confirmed COVID-19 cases — is also one of the two provinces with the lowest uptake of quarantine facilities.
South Africa loses about 170 citizens to alcohol-related deaths each day, research shows. (Delwyn Verasamy, M&G)
The director of the Free Market Foundation suggests that an inquiry into private healthcare was deceptively orchestrated by the health minister.
The Mail & Guardian's health centre, Bhekisisa, joins the World Health Organisation in raising awareness about TB on World TB Day on March 24.
A draft bill is likely to virtually remove women’s access to safe abortions.
Sex workers tell of being tortured, including being beaten with sjamboks.
This year wasn’t pretty but from its ashes may rise important scientific advances that could change the course of history.
Government and medical aids may be uncomfortable but necessary bedfellows.
Some pharmacists will be doing their community service at private pharmacies amid a shortage of posts.
With the help of new technologies, global health organisations aim to eliminate malaria in Africa in the next 15 years.