The "dysfunctional" Health Professions Council of South Africa will not act immediately on recommendations made by Aaron Motsoaledi's task team.
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Bonds designed to provide fast funding for poor countries branded ‘obscene’ because of complex payout criteria.
Only one out of three married women and sexually active teenage girls on the continent use contraception.
Selected state clinics will soon provide a pill that can prevent HIV infection to people at high risk of contracting the virus.
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As South Africa marks the anniversary of the massacre, a new study reveals how women’s bodies are a battleground in the country’s platinum belt
Women at factories in Lesotho owned by Taiwanese firm say jobs and promotions in jeopardy if they refuse advances, claims report
A new injectable drug could change the face of HIV prevention and the revolution might start right here in South Africa.
The nationwide industrial action is expected to last at least until Friday and could affect patients living with conditions such as cancer and HIV.
The country's NHI Bill was introduced to Parliament today. You can find it here.
More than 1 000 Nigerians languish on death row.
Reporter Pontsho Pilane has been recognised for her reporting on menstruation.
Parliament released the NHI Bill this morning. Here is how healthcare in South Africa is likely to change.
The health minister warns finding the money for junior doctor placements is not voluntary, it's what the law prescribes.
Travel firms adopt wait-and-see approach as government seeks to entice visitors with safaris, Nile rafting and climbing trips.