On Monday, world leaders will sign a UN declaration that could have committed the world to provide decent healthcare for all. But instead, activists say, some of the world's biggest health issues sparkle in their absence. Find out what it means for South Africa’s National Health Insurance in the latest in our new series, Compass: Charting a course to the NHI.
The country's NHI Bill was introduced to Parliament today. You can find it here.
Men who have sex with men can now safely use the HIV prevention pill before and after sex, instead of every day.
The investigation of an independent panel recommends reviewing whether UNAids executive director Michel Sidibé should continue in his role.
Two CEOs are still under investigations months after a spate of infant deaths and a high-level probe by the Office of the Premier into...
Four ways the Competition Commission’s latest investigation will change the National Health Insurance
What does a nearly 300-page technical report mean for the move to the new health financing model — and your pocket? Find out in the latest in our series, Compass: Charting a course to the National Health Insurance.
Only six out of ten Angolan children have been vaccinated against yellow fever.
Tweets shouldn't fuel HIV-related stigma. The Mail and Guardian's tweets did. Here's why.
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.
Even if your child has been vaccinated, booster shots provide an extra layer of protection.
Why languish in illness when the poor could be used to help you live long and prosper? A dubious advertisement recently advocated.
There are fears that, because the LAM measure is easily administered, it could be used when conditions call for more detailed analysis.
Sex workers tell of being tortured, including being beaten with sjamboks.
The US takes its controversial stances over abortion to the United Nations (Photo: Shealah Craighead)
The three C’s: Collusion, competition and corruption. There’ll be a renewed push to safeguard your money when it comes to healthcare, but will it...
Read the ANC Gauteng executive committee statement on embattled former health MECs Brian Hlongwa and Qedani Mahlangu as well as former Emfuleni mayor.