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
Ramaphosa and Motsoaledi are expected to draw high praise at a UN meeting this week. Find out why.
There's more to the data — and social media — backing the latest tobacco-funded ad campaign.
And about half of its ambulances are standing idle.
But inspectors uncover counterfeit bottled water and spices.
We teamed up with readers and translators to create some of the first graphics ever on abortion in all South Africa's official languages.
The strategy aims to, for instance, slash new HIV infections by more than 60%.
Makgoba says a statistical error led doctor to greatly overestimate patient deaths.
The Eastern Cape's Tower Hospital was billed as the country's next "Life Esidimeni".
Life Orientation 2.0? Why it may be time for a new take on an old subject.
In Life Esidimeni, we can see the ghosts of our past. Read why.
Newer, lifesaving drugs for South Africa's "silent" killer aren't yet available in the country.
Climate change and air pollution could be conspiring against the continent, and fuelling new levels of death and disease.
A new kidney disease is striking down labourers in what could be one of the first epidemics caused by global warming.
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.