We've proven Depo Provera doesn't make it easier to contract HIV. But African women are still left with too few contraceptive choices.
Today, we set out on our own after calling the Mail & Guardian home for more than half a decade.
Today, SA boasts the world's largest HIV treatment programme, but 3.2-million people who need ARVs still aren't on them. Here’s how to fix that.
Recent national and Gauteng memos demanding all foreign patients pay in full for services likely fell foul of the law.
It’s official. Austerity budgets may be here to stay. Here’s how South Africa should be working with what it’s got to provide healthcare.
How do you outrun a lie when science shows misinformation spreads faster than fact?
Zion Medical can't explain the poor treatment Ugandan patients got as part of its 'trial' and its recent announcement may have added to the harm.
Doctors have turned to scientific studies for guidance on talking with patients, but the results have largely left them guessing.
“The failure to decriminalise consensual same-sex relations will undermine Kenya’s aim of reaching universal health coverage,” UNAids says.
Ecstasy users are more empathetic than those who take other drugs – even when not on it.
All codeine products might soon require a prescription, taking them out of the reach of people needing only a mild pain killer.
What if your doctor couldn’t even wash her hands before examining you?
Education and opportunity are key to stemming the tide of HIV in South Africa's young women.
We tell moms to exclusively breastfeed. But we don’t tell them about all the things that get in the way of that, including depression.
Would you join a medical aid if you were perfectly healthy? Most won’t. That’s why we need waiting periods, says Discovery CEO Jonathan Broomberg.
Economic exploitation in the developing world has resulted in under-resourced and weak health systems that could not contain the spread of viruses.