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Immune boosters should not be substituted for real medication. Yet the claims on their packaging may seduce and persuade consumers.
The solution lays in addressing 'how we raise our boys' and how we equip parents to be parents. But there's a long way to go.
ARVs have slowed down the rate of new HIV infections and increased the life expectancy of the general population in rural KZN.
Bhekisisa aims to improve health reporting not only at the M&G but also at media houses across the continent.
Mia Malan speaks to the health minister and others in the healthcare sector about the guideline tariffs.
Health professionals are finding the state's planned guidelines for fees a bitter pill to swallow.
"Doctors collude to fix prices and there are too few competent specialists in private practice now."
For 100 years Durban's non-profit McCord Hospital has been a beacon of hope for the poor. Now it has to rely on the state to survive.
Reducing maternal and newborn mortality has to be a priority if Africa is to reach its potential.
Silicosis might appear only 15 years after exposure to gold ore dust, long after they have gone home. Heidi Swart reports.
Accessing healthcare in this rural town has never been easy. Shortages of staff as well as medical equipment makes it difficult for this hospital to function.
This man from rural Eastern Cape had to travel all the way to Cuba to make his dream of becoming a doctor come true. Now, he is back home and treating patients at the same hospital his mother used to sell fruit in front of when he was a boy.
The kidnapping of young girls ignores the 'niceties' of a cultural practice.
Mia Malan describes the arduous trek an Eastern Cape woman had to undertake to get medical attention for her sick grandson.
A controversial plastic additive is said to affect foetuses and increase the risk of breast cancer.
Universal healthcare schemes traditionally have been met with fierce opposition.