Traditional leaders believe new government rules will prevent young men from dying this winter.
With just nine cases of the virus so far this year – in Pakistan and Afghanistan – the WHO is confident the battle against polio is nearly won.
Western anti-immunisation movements have taken root in local communities resulting in some parents refusing to vaccinate their children.
The ex-president will be judged harshly for his unrepentant stance over an estimated 300 000 HIV-related deaths, the activist organisation says.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has not yet revealed how the government will fund its National Insurance scheme.
Wouter Basson, who headed the apartheid government's secret chemical and biological warfare project, has failed in his challenge against the HPCSA.
South Africa will soon get its own facility to make tablets to treat HIV and other ailments.
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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.
One out of every ten Grade 1 learners in some parts of the province have been born with the consequences of their mothers' drinking during pregnancy.
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The first World Health Organisation (WHO) Global Diabetes report says that diabetes has increased globally, and the disease claims more lives yearly.
Health authorities say the visitor diagnosed with the mosquito-spread virus has recovered and there is minimal likelihood of a local outbreak.
The director of the Free Market Foundation suggests that an inquiry into private healthcare was deceptively orchestrated by the health minister.
Could companies’ wooing of social media influencers be just a clever ploy to get around the country’s tobacco advertising ban?
Some research suggests that fasting not only has spiritual benefits but physical ones as well.