Chinese scientist He Jiankui claims to have engineered the world’s first genetically-modified babies. Did he unleash one of science’s worst fears?
The Elders say everybody is entitled to decent, affordable medical attention.
Fearing social rejection, many patients don't seek treatment. To show your solidarity, don a surgical mask and post a selfie on World TB Day.
Although the scheme's white paper was released at an economically uncertain time, it brings possibilities to those in need.
Faith healers, psychics, celebrities and others sell their holy water, prayers, bracelets, vitamins and other gimmicks to vulnerable people.
Recently the first participants in the HVTN 702 study received jabs of a vaccine that could stop HIV in its tracks
Aids is a mirror that reflects how we think about society. It exposes our prejudices and our lack of ability to embrace diversity.
A national policy on sexual assault has been in draft form for years. Now, the country now has the chance to put survivors of sexual violence first.
As Indian PM Narendra Modi visits South Africa, we must push to ensure continued access to affordable medicines.
The country's strongest HIV lobby group won't back South Africa's HIV and TB plan just yet. Here are their demands.
Although important victories have been won in the fight to protect girls from becoming child brides, the practice remains common and is growing.
Malnutrition is a leading cause of death in under-fives, but there’s a simple — and free — solution that could save lives.
How do you outrun a lie when science shows misinformation spreads faster than fact?
Pregnancy in South Africa is getting safer, but still not safe enough. Here’s what the health department says they’re doing about it.
The International Aids Conference returns after 16 years to a very different South Africa, but the battle against HIV is not yet over.
Circumcision can prevent thousands of HIV infections by 2030 at a relatively low cost, but the uptake has been slower than expected.