Experts warn state clinics and hospitals are likely to further deteriorate as the public purse shrinks.
GPs working in the National Health Insurance’s biggest pilot site say they won't stay because of drug stock-outs, staff shortages and long queues
Some research suggests that fasting not only has spiritual benefits but physical ones as well.
Pharmaceutical companies say that delayed drug registrations by the Medicines Control Council may have played a role in stock outs.
How science discovered that ARVs can bring the levels of HIV in the blood to levels so low it’s virtually undetectable – and impossible to transmit.
When new technology and an old tradition meet, they could help avert more than a million new HIV infections.
Professors Hoosen Coovadia and Salim Abdool Karim, two of SA's foremost HIV researchers, were recently the health department's greatest enemies.
The HIV prevention tablet is now available in South Africa but popping a pill every day to stay HIV negative may not...
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
Owner of Pretoria organisation Precious Angels breaks down and dodges queries amid questions surrounding deaths.
Almost 100 Gauteng mental health patients died after MEC Qedani Mahlangu's disastrous decision, the health ombud has found.
But if we want everyone to get quality care, something will have to give and it may not be your money, warn experts.
Western anti-immunisation movements have taken root in local communities resulting in some parents refusing to vaccinate their children.
Bhekisisa staff scoop regional awards aimed at recognising feature writing and burgeoning young talent within the field
The US remains one of the leading funders of global health but will this change on president-elect Donald Trump’s watch?
Over a dozen young people have backed a declaration delivered to the health minister calling for free condoms and sanitary pads in school