But when the bough breaks …

‘Baby bins' can mean the difference between life – and death at the bottom of a trash can.

Cheap drugs a bitter pill for the West

A global squabble over property rights could see the price of medicine soar in poor countries.

Women confound HIV researchers

Why would young, single African women not take free drugs that could potentially save them from contracting a life-threatening infection?

Aids most prevalent cause of early deaths in SA

Aids kills more people prematurely in SA than another other disease – in sharp contrast to two decades ago, which set them at just 12%.

Daily ARV dose ineffective among Africa’s HIV-negative women

According to HIV prevention trial results, the daily use of pills or a vaginal gel does not appear to prevent HIV-infection in African women.

Expanding contraceptive options for SA’s women

The long-acting implant contraceptive Jadelle is being made available at 50% of its original price to women in developing countries.

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