Think child marriages only happen in far off countries? Think again.
Girls in Kenya’s Narok County will also be made to reveal the identities of babies’ fathers.
Think that emergency care is just a call away? You might want to think again.
Take a look at the results of our latest national survey of how many state ambulances South Africa has on the road.
The investigation of an independent panel recommends reviewing whether UNAids executive director Michel Sidibé should continue in his role.
Claim: 49% of men and 34.1% of women in South Africa smoke tobacco. Is this true? Africa Check investigates.
How do you fix South Africa’s sexual and reproductive health wrongs? Help people access their rights.
The project’s closure six months ago forced some injecting drug users to share needles and risk infections such as HIV and Hepatitis C.
Qhawekhazi (isiXhosa) noun. Heroine / the woman who is a hero with the courage to love another woman.
We could be just months away from knowing whether Depo-Provera use is linked to a higher risk of HIV infection in women.
Globally, one in four private healthcare groups surveyed won’t work with governments.
Few governments are prepared to care for the people forced to leave their countries as a result of conflict or climate change. Here's why.
South Africa boasts the world’s largest HIV treatment programme but are provinces ready to take the lead?
"Twenty-thousand people were killed in the past year. The majority of killers and victims are men," Ramaphosa says at summit.
Finding gender-affirming care can be tough but there are some tips and resources to help.
Read the ANC Gauteng executive committee statement on embattled former health MECs Brian Hlongwa and Qedani Mahlangu as well as former Emfuleni mayor.
What’s a day in a donor-funded journalism centre like? Mia Malan reveals all in her latest article for the journal of African Journalism Studies.
The NHI was the centre of this weekend’s presidential health summit. Now the pressure is mounting for Treasury to figure out how to fund it.
After two days of deliberations on the National Health Insurance, delegates are expected to summarise findings and present the way forward.
Read what Deputy President David Mabuza had to say about primary health care and the NHI in his Presidential Health Summit speech.
Motsoaledi is expected to join experts, academics and business to discuss how NHI will be financed and the private sector's involvement.
The deaths of at least 144 mental health patients shook SA to its core and led to a historic arbitration that lasted more than 40 days.
Ugandan campaigners are warned they will break the country's anti-homosexuality law if they open the safe space.
Find out what you need to know with this latest article in our series separating tobacco fact from fiction.
The Life Esidimeni tragedy makes headlines again in a new global report.
How could a baby get an organ from a person living with HIV and not automatically contract the virus? The experts weigh in.
That tot or two might be putting you at risk for...an infectious disease? Find out what you need to know.
Watch live as the University of the Witwatersrand announces this groundbreaking liver transplant.
When the US went to bat for Big Pharma in the fight against this killer disease, South Africa wasn’t having any of it. Here’s what happened next.
Scroll down to read the latest trial results as part of our live blog from the UN's recent high level meeting on TB
As ex-Bosasa CEO Angelo Agrizzi testifies at Zondo Commission, check out Bosasa's allegedly checkered past at the Lindela detention centre
Anna Dahlqvist reflects on a short history of a messy 'problem', or how the world taught you to fear your period.
A 'foreign threat’ could be a convenient boogeyman in an election season where politicians will face questions about their failures. Or not?
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.