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.
Previously, the health department dedicated about R180 000 per year to respond to what is arguably the greatest threat humankind has ever faced.
Recent national and Gauteng memos demanding all foreign patients pay in full for services likely fell foul of the law.
Ecstasy users are more empathetic than those who take other drugs – even when not on it.
No one really knows how many people inject drugs in east and southern Africa and that's a bigger problem than you think.
If you are a man who has sex with men, the HIV prevention pill just keeps getting better. Find out how.
Legal claims against the department now amount to more than half of some provincial health budgets. Less money now will only mean more claims later.