Conscientious objectors who refuse to perform abortions or related services for moral reasons may have become a law unto themselves.
Getting parents more involved in childcare is good for a child’s health and prospects in life. South Africa needs to get with the programme.
The callous disregard shown at many levels for the wellbeing of vulnerable people proved fatal.
Research shows that any shift longer than 16 hours puts doctors and patients at risk.
A Cape Town study could finally provide the answer to whether there is a link between the shot and HIV infection risk.
As a food crisis unfolds in the country, prisons lack money to purchase even simple food stuffs such as maize flour and beans.
Malnutrition is a leading cause of death in under-fives, but there’s a simple — and free — solution that could save lives.
Speculation swirled around Malema after he dropped extra kilos, showing dangerous associations between being thin and being sick still plague Africa.
Medicine shouldn’t be the only thing on the books at our medical schools. Here are some tips for healthcare workers to handle abuse.
More than 30 years into the epidemic, HIV continues to hold a mirror to society and exposes our prejudices and injustices
The Western Cape premier should know that inequality, not just science, lies at the root of the Aids epidemic.
The government needs to spend much more on nonmedical interventions, and that comes down to changing the way people interact.
We know more than ever about how to prevent HIV infection, including what may someday lead to the world's first HIV vaccine.
The country's political commitment to the fight against HIV cannot be judged solely by the accomplishments of a few government departments.
Education and opportunity are key to stemming the tide of HIV in South Africa's young women.
South African health minister calls AIDS denialism an 'unlucky' moment for a country that has since become a leader in HIV treatment, prevention.