Programmes letting people swap illegal highs for medications are popping up all over the country. Here’s how they work.
If you're newly diagnosed with HIV the future of your treatment looks bright.
Men who have sex with men can now take PrEP before and after sex and be protected from HIV. Here's how it works.
We always tell moms breast is best but sometimes milk doesn't come when babies do. This breast milk bank is filling in these gaps.
This month, the New African boasts a shocking headline: "We deliberately spread Aids in South Africa." Could that be true?
If you think shutting down needle exchange programmes will keep your city free of contaminated needles, think again.
Today, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi will report on the outcomes of the Presidential Health Summit held in October last year.
Sex work is selling a service, not your body, says Mariska Majoor. There's nothing sinister about it.
Find out what you need to know about Bosasa’s alleged corruption in just minutes with our Joan van Dyk.
Leaving home means leaving your friends, family and social support. But it's worse than that.
They're not only good for workers' health, they're good for business too.
Medical doctors and traditional healers often struggle to trust each other. But in this rural KZN community they learned how to work together.
Joan Collins* worked as an intensive care nurse in Cape Town. But that's not the only way she made a living.
The Swedish model, legalisation, decriminalisation — does the sex work debate leave you confused? Look no further.
When people with diabetes inject insulin, we don't see that as an addiction. So why is opioid substitution therapy considered one?
Our Laura Lopez Gonzalez takes you inside SA's national HIV and TB plan in just two minutes.