Rape begets rape – SA’s brutal legacy

Studies show that men who themselves are victims are more likely to abuse women

Economic policy: The poor still lose

Rural areas have always been at the bottom of the list when it comes to healthcare and expenditure.

Report shows SA meat products contain donkey, goat, buffalo

The discovery of horse in meat products sparked outrage across Europe and a new Stellenbosch University report has revealed similar findings in SA.

The right to life – and death

However much we abhor the idea, the choice is personal and should be respected

Immune boosters a risky letdown

Immune boosters should not be substituted for real medication. Yet the claims on their packaging may seduce and persuade consumers

Gender violence: Creating a new normal for South Africa’s men

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.

Drop in infections follows ARVs’ success

ARVs have slowed down the rate of new HIV infections and increased the life expectancy of the general population in rural KZN

M&G Health Journalism Centre

Bhekisisa aims to improve health reporting not only at the M&G but also at media houses across the continent.

Minister wants to stop patient rip-offs

Mia Malan speaks to the health minister and others in the healthcare sector about the guideline tariffs.

Dummies’ guide to medical tariffs

Health professionals are finding the state's planned guidelines for fees a bitter pill to swallow.