Understanding the prevalence of rape in Diepsloot

Understanding the prevalence of rape in Diepsloot

The M&G's Mia Malan spent a week in Diepsloot and spoke to rape victims, parents and councillors to understand the high rate of rape in the township.
#Measles: Why your kid might need a booster shot

#Measles: Why your kid might need a booster shot

Are your kids up-to-date with vaccines? Here's why you might want to check on that.

What is herd immunity anyway? Here’s how many people South Africa should vaccinate

At the start of the year, the health department unveiled its plan to vaccinate 40-million South Africans as part of a three-phase roll-out. They said 67% of the population would need to be vaccinated in order to achieve herd immunity. Here’s why ending COVID is not that simple.
There's more to gender than 'men' & 'women'. Here's why.

Health Hub | Pfizer’s COVID jab is approved for SA teens and how transphobia...

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Now that the Pfizer vaccine has been registered for teenagers, when can parents and those 12 years and older expect to get the jab? And trans rights activist and filmmaker Zoey Black shares her story.
Silicosis: A tragic history of rights violations

Silicosis: A tragic history of rights violations

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Courts ruled for compensation for gold miners affected by silicosis, but what about the impact years of caring for the sick had on women and children?

[WATCH] #Aids2020 study: Dolutegravir doesn’t pose a higher risk for birth defects. Here’s why.

Dolutegravir is part of a three-in-one pill, and unlike other ARVs, can be taken on an empty stomach. Previously, it was thought to hold a risk of birth defects to babies when mothers with HIV fell pregnant while using the drug or used it during the early stages of pregnancy.

WATCH: Zweli Mkhize presents the health budget and the National Health Insurance Bill

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Mkhize's inaugural budget speech is expected to focus on the National Health Insurance Bill. The legislation, approved by Cabinet, is expected to create a...
Donations pour in for Diepsloot rape centre

Donations pour in for Diepsloot rape centre

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The publication of a Mail & Guardian story has resulted in our readers helping Green Door, which counsels rape survivors