Early diagnosis, a simple test, vector curbs and a new medicine is effective in many areas, but South Sudan can't rely on this treatment.
Some research suggests that fasting not only has spiritual benefits but physical ones as well.
With hundreds of potential COVID vaccine candidates being tested around the world, here’s a quick guide to which ones you should keep an eye on — and when we could see results.
South Africa’s Constitution makes food a human right, but 11% of the country’s people are hungry. Here’s why.
We ask the infectious diseases specialist Anthony Fauci 18 questions about the COVID pandemic: from what works to counter vaccine hesitancy to whether life will even return to the normal we knew before COVID-19.
Africa’s ports are vulnerable to crime and corruption. Now they’re set to be the main thoroughfare for COVID vaccines entering the continent. Here’s why we need a better strategy to curb potential counterfeits coming through.
The department moved people to save money and NGOs were happy to take them in for cash.
South Africa is scrambling to set up field hospitals in places such as the Nasrec Expo and Durban International Convention centres as the country...
Makgabo Manamela is one of three officials implicated by the health ombud in the tragedy. Here’s a snapshot of her testimony during arbitration.
Ramaphosa and Motsoaledi are expected to draw high praise at a UN meeting this week. Find out why.
Cancer patients are waiting up to nine months for treatment, says the South African Human Rights Commission.
Some countries, such as Tanzania and Madagascar, have issued statements saying they do not have plans to vaccinate their populations against COVID-19. Find out what this means for the global effort to contain the pandemic.
Erectile dysfunction can be a sign of a more severe condition.
Africa Check separates fact from fiction when it comes to the lastest unproven treatment being peddled for the new coronavirus. South African Health Minister Zweli...
In the developed world up to 5% of patients with chronic kidney disease are children. But statistics are harder to come by in the developing world.
The Tshwane initiative could help reduce drug use, drug-related crime and new HIV infections.