ARVs alone won’t save HIV infected mothers

Access to ARVs is improving, but poor attitudes to patients are aggravating maternal mortality rates.

Comment: Ignorant reporting can be lethal

As the fallout regarding misinformation about vaccines and antiretrovirals shows, words can kill.

Bhekisisa: Our health journalism centre is here

The Mail & Guardian has launched its health journalism centre, Bhekisisa. You can find all the details here.

Mother’s vow to ‘save one more teen’

Suicides among teenagers are on the rise, but parents can be taught to spot the warning signs.

Winning missive on health centre’s role

We have a winner from last week's letter competition.

Impoverished patients benefit from rejected drug patent

After a seven-year battle, India's government has successfully defended its right to reject drug patents if a medicine doesn't deserve one.

State consolidates HIV treatment

New medicine combines ARVs into one pill, making them easier to supply.

Why has Gauteng run out of ARVs?

Patients go without key drugs as the province and suppliers trade blame for antiretroviral shortages.

Bhekisisa: Help us choose a winner

One of our reader letters will win a one-year digital subscription to the Mail & Guardian. Help us decide who deserves it.

Health matters: Let’s bhekisisa it

The <em>M&G's</em> new health journalism centre is ready to make its mark, scrutinise and inform.