‘God make us strong, I beg you, keep Luphumlo alive’
Mia Malan describes the arduous trek an Eastern Cape woman had to undertake to get medical attention for her sick grandson.
Government bans ‘unsafe’ baby bottles
A controversial plastic additive is said to affect foetuses and increase the risk of breast cancer.
NHI: History repeats itself
Universal healthcare schemes traditionally have been met with fierce opposition.
‘I saw the world through the blurry lens of an oxygen...
With the severe effects of the habit on the unborn child now widely known, why do pregnant mothers refuse to give up?
Dying in the line of duty
The murder of an Mpumalanga doctor on duty has exposed the lax security at public hospitals.
Bianca learns to Beat It
An eighth-grade teenager shows how funky and strong her fight against a four-letter word is. Mia Malan reports.
Death in the Free State
The health minister and UNAids are jumping the gun by not consulting activists. All Nanaki Mohajane’s sister, Masentle, wanted to do was to keep her...
Cape doc tipped for health post
Western Cape health director general Craig Househam is widely tipped to take over the running of the National Department of Health.
Cut and mistrust
Traditional leaders are resisting plans to introduce medical circumcision. Mia Malan reports.
Take2: Winds of change sweep SA healthcare
Professors Hoosen Coovadia and Salim Abdool Karim, two of SA's foremost HIV researchers, were recently the health department's greatest enemies.