The country’s child grant is failing to deliver social justice because it is doing more than what it is meant to do, says research.
Why the World Bank may have peddled some dodgy facts about this mental health condition.
The country’s largest closed medical scheme slashed costs of care by 12%. Here’s how they did it.
Tweets shouldn't fuel HIV-related stigma. The Mail and Guardian's tweets did. Here's why.
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Violence has contributed to the epidemic; aid agencies can't travel freely and are removing nonessential staff.
On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Bhekisisa is launching a free gender-based violence helpline in Diepsloot
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Stock-outs may be a blow to children already fighting for survival.
As the country’s landmark euthanasia case heads to the appeal court, lawyers argue that keeping the practice illegal could violate the Bill of Rights
Read what Deputy President David Mabuza had to say about primary health care and the NHI in his Presidential Health Summit speech.
The ruling party says it’s time to get serious about funding and rolling out South Africa's universal access to healthcare plan.
Criminal networks are targeting your medical aid rands but could you be part of the problem too?
Those who 'shoot up' have a higher risk of getting infected, but some progressive nations are encouraging drug users to adopt safer habits.
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.
The US remains one of the leading funders of global health but will this change on president-elect Donald Trump’s watch?