Read: South Africa’s National Health Insurance Bill
The country's NHI Bill was introduced to Parliament today. You can find it here.
Meet Zweli Mkhize, the man behind SA’s #COVID-19 response
Follow the country's health minister's journey from trainee doctor to his current role leading the fight against the coronavirus pandemic in this feature from...
Men, the HIV prevention pill just got easier. Get the ‘2-1-1’ on what to...
Men who have sex with men can now safely use the HIV prevention pill before and after sex, instead of every day.
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.
‘Boys club’ culture at UNAids allowed for sexual harassment and bullying – report
The investigation of an independent panel recommends reviewing whether UNAids executive director Michel Sidibé should continue in his role.
At least half of Gauteng’s hospitals are without their top managers
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...
Angola’s yellow fever outbreak: Vaccines desperately needed
Only six out of ten Angolan children have been vaccinated against yellow fever.
The Mail & Guardian apologises: Our Malema tweets were misleading and offensive
Tweets shouldn't fuel HIV-related stigma. The Mail and Guardian's tweets did. Here's why.
A jab controls sandfly bite killer fever, but not in South Sudan
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.
Is your child vaccinated against measles? Here’s why they might need a booster shot
Even if your child has been vaccinated, booster shots provide an extra layer of protection.
SA US face-off over the world’s first declaration on universal healthcare
The US takes its controversial stances over abortion to the United Nations (Photo: Shealah Craighead)
The thriller that caused hundreds of organ donations
Why languish in illness when the poor could be used to help you live long and prosper? A dubious advertisement recently advocated.
Quick urine TB test a life-saver, but only in certain cases
There are fears that, because the LAM measure is easily administered, it could be used when conditions call for more detailed analysis.
One in three sex workers surveyed report being sexually abused by police
Sex workers tell of being tortured, including being beaten with sjamboks.
Of anti-corruption forums and commissions: Is a new Rx for better healthcare on its...
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...
Hlongwa, Mahlangu remain on high-level ANC body despite ban on public office
Read the ANC Gauteng executive committee statement on embattled former health MECs Brian Hlongwa and Qedani Mahlangu as well as former Emfuleni mayor.