Is South Africa breeding a nation of abusers and victims? Mia Malan interrogates why sexual violence in the country is so prevalent.
Three years later, almost a dozen patients are still missing.
In the war on women's bodies, the casualties stretch far beyond US' 50 states.
In June, the health minister released the long-awaited National Health Insurance Bill. What does it mean to you and your medical aid? We tell you.
History repeats as old health emergencies emerge anew. Is the health ombud the person to lead fights the Human Rights Commission started?
When people can't get to healthcare, healthcare needs get to them.
Read what Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has up his sleeve for your medical aid.
Two Bills, almost 200 pages may change healthcare forever in SA. Haven't read them? We did the heavy lifting so you don't have to.
The chief whip says recent media reports were first to alert him that the SIU had completed its investigation into alleged corruption under his watch.
Allegations of graft during his tenure as Gauteng health MEC aren’t new, says ANC Gauteng chief whip. In fact, they’re talked about regularly.
Spa treatments, fancy homes and paperwork — and the list goes on.
Find out what the big changes government may have in store for medical aids.
‘I can’t mention who are the parties I am expecting litigation from but I can assure I know who they are.'
The health minister has presented the Medical Schemes Amendment and National Health Insurance Bills
When he was the Gauteng Health MEC, Brian Hlongwa brought the department to its knees, the Special Investigations Unit has found.
The Bill is the first step towards learning how the government plans to fund its shift towards universal health care.
The health minister unveils the National Health Insurance Bill at a press conference in Pretoria.
New legislation will abolish co-payments and may look to go after medical aid scheme reserves.
When religion trumps science in medicine, women's bodies and Constitutional rights may be caught in the crossfire.
#OccupyLindela protests are expected today at the Lindela Repatriation Centre. Read the story that helped blow the lid on conditions there.
A mother's love led her to South Africa to find a school for her son with autism.
Reusable pads are cheaper and better for the environment, but are you willing to try them?
Saving lives — and losing them — may be all in a day's work for health workers, but if you think it doesn't take its toll, listen to these doctors.
“Whenever there is a crisis, I’m called in to solve them, but I don’t have the legal mechanism to prevent them,” says minister.
National health department deploys 200 officials to country’s beleaguered hospitals
The party cannot substantiate claims it made before Parliament in March, finds Africa Check.
It’s been a bumper year for trouble for the country’s healthcare system and it's only June. Here's everything you might have missed.
Bleeding every month is a costly affair. Pads and tampons cost a person R40 000 in their lifetime. Here's a way to get round the price.
Activists say that at least one patient has been trying to get treatment since 2013.
A tale of two cities: Durban ditches drug users while Tshwane becomes the first city in SA to pioneer and fund new ways to keep them safe.
If you’re a veteran at putting together public radio packages with natural sound and can record voice overs, this could be for you.
Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in Zulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.