Rape, murder and indifference
The government must stop paying mere lip service to rooting out gender-based violence.
100-million young lives saved by aid
Aid may often be criticised, but it works, says the Gates Foundation.
Comment: Mammograms still the gold standard of breast screening
Breast cancer expert, Justus Apffelstaedt, explains the complexities around the issue of screening for this disease.
Melinda Gates on what’s best for children
Family planning is not a luxury to everyone. Melinda Gates talks about why she has dedicated so much of her time to helping women plan their families.
Comment: Breast may be best, but bribing mothers to nurse is not
There are many advantages to breastfeeding but should mothers be bribed to do it?
Comment: We can stop the haemorrhaging
South Africa has the means and opportunity to keep its healthcare professionals.
Bring back the lost girls
This country must find ways to keep girls in school and educate them about HIV prevention.
Staunching SA’s pregnancy wound
Unless the state's plan to curb maternal deaths is wholly implemented, it won't make a dent.
Are penis enlargements worth your while?
Endowment policies differ, but most people agree that "enlargement" promises much, delivers little.
Clinic victory – A shot in the arm for people’s rights
If the community stays vigilant, lives will be improved for many years.
Africa-China alliance can only benefit healthcare
China has reduced childhood deaths and illness from diseases that were once widespread.
SA could turn dread into capital
HIV diplomacy can be used to help the country become a better, more influential global citizen.
Superfood for babies
It's World Breastfeeding Week and government and Save the Children have joined forces to promote breastfeeding to save children's lives.
Singapore slings health clues SA’s way
Its health system is comparable to the best in the world, achieved at a fraction of the cost of others.
Common sense needed in HIV fight
A recent international Aids conference lacked input from those living with the HI virus.
Bhekisisa journalism fellowships
Bhekisisa's first fellowship is coming to end and fellow, Sydney Masinga, speaks about his experience. If you're an interested journalist apply now.