Earlier this month we published some of the damning results from a leaked report on the state of HIV testing in...
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.
When governments fail and health systems falter, aid agencies take over. But who holds them accountable?
A 'foreign threat’ could be a convenient boogeyman in an election season where politicians will face questions about their failures. Or not?
All codeine products might soon require a prescription, taking them out of the reach of people needing only a mild pain killer.
Is getting all you need from one health team far fetched? Actually not. It's one field where the public health system beats the private one.
More than two decades ago, an unthinkable genocide rocked Rwanda. What happened next could be a study in how to remake...
Joburg may have avoided a total “treepocolypse”, but the city is continuing to battle the invasive beetle killing off its trees....
Doctors have turned to scientific studies for guidance on talking with patients, but the results have largely left them guessing.
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.
When medical schemes and the law count conceiving as a pre-existing condition, pregnant women lose.
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.
Why the debate misses the very gendered point in a country where people with uteruses remain disproportionally affected by HIV.
How do you outrun a lie when science shows misinformation spreads faster than fact?
HIV-positive people who have very low levels of HIV in their blood can’t sexually transmit the virus. Here’s what it means for you & SA.
Activists warn new data shows government may have invested millions into the wrong female condom and may be on the verge of doing it again.