With the help of new technologies, global health organisations aim to eliminate malaria in Africa in the next 15 years.
Civil society bodies are meeting education officials to formulate an urgent response to the shortage of tools and teachers for the visually impaired.
Health workers in the province demand security cameras and personal panic buttons at hospitals because of crime and attacks on nurses and doctors.
South Africa loves to boast that we run the world’s largest HIV treatment programme. But when treatment starts with a test,...
A study conducted among almost 200 South African children is the largest of its kind.
The health department will tell you what you should be binning and how to do it safely without causing another public health nightmare.
Only six out of ten Angolan children have been vaccinated against yellow fever.
Benny Malakoane ‘did an excellent job’ despite tales of fraud, dismissals and hospitals in crisis.
A new report uncovers the sad stories of Tanzanians with albinism and disabilities.
Often sidelined outsiders can now use their cellphones to establish their rights, get answers about general issues and lodge complaints.
This implant offers all the protection from unwanted pregnancies with almost none of the clinic visits. So why did many say, ‘thanks, but no thanks’?
Western anti-immunisation movements have taken root in local communities resulting in some parents refusing to vaccinate their children.
The former Health MEC claims her subordinates withheld information from her. But she’s being accused of misleading the legislature.
Men who have sex with men can now safely use the HIV prevention pill before and after sex, instead of every day.
In times of famine, epidemic and hardship over the past 250 years, women have consistently outlived men, find researchers
Read the ANC Gauteng executive committee statement on embattled former health MECs Brian Hlongwa and Qedani Mahlangu as well as former Emfuleni mayor.