Health Minister Zweli Mkhize spoke at an exclusive Bhekisisa event for editors on 6 August about the National Health Insurance and what it means...
The damage caused by the controversial US policy will only start showing when it’s too late to reverse it, activists and researchers argue.
Only six out of ten Angolan children have been vaccinated against yellow fever.
Simple steps you can take to protect your practice and your patients from the coronavirus, from an expert at the National Institute for Communicable...
We’re all aware of the health benefits of walking. But for many of Africa’s urban populations who are forced to walk because of poor development planning, walking is not a leisure activity – it’s an indicator of inequality.
Reporters lauded for their work on prison conditions, refugees’ access to health and SA’s road to a sugar tax.
It’s available and it’s affordable. But science still doesn’t know enough to back the antimalarial drug chloroquine for widespread use against the new coronavirus....
Vaccine hesitancy is nothing new – people have delayed or refused vaccination since immunisations existed. But vaccine hesitancy poses a significant threat to health efforts – particularly during a pandemic.
Imagine the layers of your mask as a spider web, catching respiratory droplets as you breathe in and out — but some masks have more efficient webs than others.
The end of the year is expected to see a lot of people heading home for the holidays, along with a rise of COVID-19 cases. Here’s why the solution for curbing the spread of this coronavirus could lie in harm reduction policies.
Additional funding has saved government's Thuthuzela Care Centres at the eleventh hour but poorly performing facilities may still close.
But new science doesn't change the fact that women still have too few options when it comes to contraception.
Full track and traceability of COVID jabs won’t happen during South Africa’s vaccine roll-out, as the health department has not yet adopted the “overarching” system that would make this possible.
South Africa’s decision against the AstraZeneca vaccine marked the first time South Africa departed with WHO's advice in its COVID-19 pandemic response.
Much is made of alleged shortages in doctors’ posts but clinical associates rarely gets a mention, says professional association.
A promising new TB drug is now on the market but doctors say it's been priced out of reach.