How do you outrun a lie when science shows misinformation spreads faster than fact?
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.
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.
Pregnancy in South Africa is getting safer, but still not safe enough. Here’s what the health department says they’re doing about it.
Maternity leave for women in developing countries is still a massive problem, with many women in informal sectors not receiving adequate cover.
When medical schemes and the law count conceiving as a pre-existing condition, pregnant women lose.
There’s something distinctly cynical about Israel’s targeting of people’s legs in Palestine’s march for freedom.
With its expansion to the rest Africa, the Bhekisisa health reporting team is growing.
A Nigerian and a Kenyan use social media and the football pitch to discuss contraceptives and stop pregnancy.
Malaria medication is being accidentally wasted on other conditions.
In a historic first, the UN just held a high-level meeting on TB. There was one on lifestyle diseases too. But did these sittings achieve anything?
The buruli ulcer is considered to be a neglected tropical disease but is the third most common bacterial infection after tuberculosis and leprosy.
Find out why Mboweni's R1.14 hike won't be enough to cut smoking, save lives or bring in much-needed cash.
Drumming therapy can help to reduce anger and tension and increase a sense of wellbeing.
Medical regulatory bodies must be guided by solid evidence rather than pressure from recreational users pushing for the legalisation of the drug.
Recent national and Gauteng memos demanding all foreign patients pay in full for services likely fell foul of the law.