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Prevenar and Rotarix have emptied paediatric wards but the coverage is still too low.
Hemingway did it. Churchill did it. So let's do it. Let's all stand up while we work.
Comment: May 5 is International Midwife Day: a day to acknowledge the vital impact midwives have on maternal health in South Africa.
GPs with their own practices are interested in working for the NHI scheme – with caveats.
Mia Malan reports on the challenges of involving medical schemes in the administration of the National Health Insurance scheme.
In the first of a two-part series about the NHI, Mia Malan reports on state plans to change the rigid reimbursement formula for private doctors.
Access to ARVs is improving, but poor attitudes to patients are aggravating maternal mortality rates.
As the fallout regarding misinformation about vaccines and antiretrovirals shows, words can kill.
What, if anything, does the private healthcare sector have to offer the rural poor?
The Mail & Guardian has launched its health journalism centre, Bhekisisa. You can find all the details here.
Suicides among teenagers are on the rise, but parents can be taught to spot the warning signs.
We have a winner from last week's letter competition.
After a seven-year battle, India's government has successfully defended its right to reject drug patents if a medicine doesn't deserve one.
New medicine combines ARVs into one pill, making them easier to supply.
Patients go without key drugs as the province and suppliers trade blame for antiretroviral shortages.
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