'Blessers' form a crucial link in a cycle of HIV transmission that South Africa has not been able to break.
Coerced testing usually follows employer offers to pay for private medical care.
The International Aids Conference returns to Durban after 16 years. This year heralds the HIV prevention revolution that is underway.
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After the outbreak of the virus in Angola, medical teams are frantically working in the Democratic Republic of Congo to halt its spread.
The industry body says the dwindling number of medical aid members means the government must act.
Research shows mothers’ milk produces children less likely to be involved in crime.
The report describes medication shortages as "a serious threat to the public healthcare system". But the government says the figures are inaccurate.
Some research suggests that fasting not only has spiritual benefits but physical ones as well.
A quarter of the world's overweight children live in Africa, amounting to almost the same number as wasting minors.
Erectile dysfunction can be a sign of a more severe condition.
A report by Amnesty International reveals the horror of living with albinism in Malawi where this population is believed to bring immeasurable wealth.
South Africa's first national study on the incidence of child sexual abuse reports on the extent of crimes committed against local youth.
The Electronic-cigarette Association of South Africa has labelled the government's attempts to regulate the devices as a cop-out.
One in three South African boys have experienced some form of sexual abuse in their lifetime.
Many smokers find quitting impossible, but vaping can reduce tobacco-related harm.