What if we thought of suicide as the outcome of a terminal illness instead of the outcome of an action?
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.
Previously, the health department dedicated about R180 000 per year to respond to what is arguably the greatest threat humankind has ever faced.
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.
“The failure to decriminalise consensual same-sex relations will undermine Kenya’s aim of reaching universal health coverage,” UNAids says.
One in four people carry this potentially deadly bug? Now a new shorter treatment can prevent it from making you sick.
If you are a man who has sex with men, the HIV prevention pill just keeps getting better. Find out how.
Want to advocate for your uterus? Here are six ways you can do it.
Pregnancy in South Africa is getting safer, but still not safe enough. Here’s what the health department says they’re doing about it.
The struggle to survive pregnancy and death in a land of plenty and poverty hasn’t changed much in the past five years — there are lives to prove it.
Circumcision can prevent thousands of HIV infections by 2030 at a relatively low cost, but the uptake has been slower than expected.
Women – many of them mothers – constitute more than half of the population. What should moms think of before casting their vote?
What if your doctor couldn’t even wash her hands before examining you?
We are facing possibly the greatest health threat of our time: drug-resistant infections. But here's why there's hope the world can change course.
Drumming therapy can help to reduce anger and tension and increase a sense of wellbeing.
South Africa is one of the hardest drinking countries in the world, but legislation to stop it been under wraps for over five years.