Tlaleng Mofokeng is a doctor, writer, radio and TV presenter as well as an internationally-renowned health activist. She’s made it her...
Civil society is supposed to be a watchdog. It’s supposed to fight for what’s right – but what happens when those...
Trust isn't only important when it comes to relationships. It's the difference between life or death when it comes to vaccines.
Today, we set out on our own after calling the Mail & Guardian home for more than half a decade.
What if diagnosing South Africa’s deadliest disease was as simple as taking a drug store pregnancy test? That day might be...
Every year, the continent falls 3-billion condoms short of what it needs. Could investing in condom factories be the answer —...
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, 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.
“The failure to decriminalise consensual same-sex relations will undermine Kenya’s aim of reaching universal health coverage,” UNAids says.
When medical schemes and the law count conceiving as a pre-existing condition, pregnant women lose.
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.
Doctors have turned to scientific studies for guidance on talking with patients, but the results have largely left them guessing.
Women – many of them mothers – constitute more than half of the population. What should moms think of before casting their vote?
There’s something distinctly cynical about Israel’s targeting of people’s legs in Palestine’s march for freedom.
One in four people carry this potentially deadly bug? Now a new shorter treatment can prevent it from making you sick.
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.