The report about Ikhaya Loxolo, a home for the mentally disabled in the Eastern Cape, has sparked a dramatic response from government officials.
A new report finds that 90% of Nigerians surveyed support a controversial Act that now also stands between LGBTI communities and healthcare.
A move to ban Wouter Basson from medicine has been met with a tongue-lashing from his lawyer.
Infectious diseases such as HIV and, increasingly, non-communicable illnesses like diabetes are resulting in more cases of chronic depression.
Mia Malan speaks to the health minister and others in the healthcare sector about the guideline tariffs.
A new look at family planning, especially among teens in South Africa, is on the cards.
Warning, this article contains sensitive details about Father Christmas. Kids, look away.
In the first of a two-part series about the NHI, Mia Malan reports on state plans to change the rigid reimbursement formula for private doctors.
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While HPV vaccines will save lives, target schoolgirls will be hard to reach.
Health professionals are finding the state's planned guidelines for fees a bitter pill to swallow.
Learning how to sit properly and taking "microbreaks" is vital when it comes to avoiding muscular imbalances.
NHI details are not clear but it is certain that the priveged few will have to do with less.
The pair continues to survive politically despite being implicated in deadly mismanagement and graft during their tenures as Gauteng health MECs.
Government officials and McCord Hospital's board picked up negotiations as a court interdict has stalled the health facility's closure.
Last week the World Intellectual Property Organisation announced copyright exceptions on materials for visually impaired people.