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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.
Pharmaceutical companies say that delayed drug registrations by the Medicines Control Council may have played a role in stock outs.
It’s available and it’s affordable. But science still doesn’t know enough to back the antimalarial drug chloroquine for widespread use against...
A quarter of the world's overweight children live in Africa, amounting to almost the same number as wasting minors.
Women may be paying the price for decades’ old concessions to the medical aid industry.
Everyone’s got an opinion on it but can we say the same about the facts?
Another school could be on the cards for the North West province as well.
Are you thinking of switching medical aid options? If so, read this first.
The time for talk is over, said Zweli Mkhize in his first budget speech as health minister. But if you thought...
A little extra money in young women's homes can go a long way towards protecting them from HIV infection. So can a little bit of concern.
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Experts warn that the country’s overburdened asylum system could leave people trapped at ‘processing centres’ for years.
On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Bhekisisa is launching a free gender-based violence helpline in Diepsloot
Additional funding has saved government's Thuthuzela Care Centres at the eleventh hour but poorly performing facilities may still close.
The World Health Organisation says more than 200 people have died there since January and that there is a need to ramp up production of vaccines.