A quarter of the world's overweight children live in Africa, amounting to almost the same number as wasting minors.
The newly released white paper could mean the end is nigh for medical aids.
Selected state clinics will soon provide a pill that can prevent HIV infection to people at high risk of contracting the virus.
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The national health department says provinces have paid up but the head of lab services denies this.
'Blessers' form a crucial link in a cycle of HIV transmission that South Africa has not been able to break.
Health experts warn of a potentially fatal fungal infection that is said to be spreading in hospitals.
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.
Saturday’s surprise announcement could be the latest blow to the country’s bid for better healthcare.
Read what Deputy President David Mabuza had to say about primary health care and the NHI in his Presidential Health Summit speech.
If you’re keen to save a life through donation after you die, speak now or forever hold your peace.