Newer, lifesaving drugs for South Africa's "silent" killer aren't yet available in the country.
Unpaid security firms pull guards out of facilities.
South Africa could become one of a growing number of countries that require plain packaging for cigarettes.
It’s been a steep learning curve for provinces that sometimes don’t have the know how — or the data — to write and track local plans.
The youngest children are the ones most at risk — and less likely to report it.
Late UCT Medical School dean Bongani Mayosi pioneered the response to a little known but common heart disease at home and across the continent.
The damage caused by the controversial US policy will only start showing when it’s too late to reverse it, activists and researchers argue.
Men who have sex with men can now take on-demand pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, safely.
Researchers once again confirmed: It’s impossible for HIV-positive people on treatment to transmit the virus through sex — this time among gay men.
Former Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu is implicated in deadly mismanagement but still survives to be elected into the Provincial Executive Committee.
Watch as our Mia Malan moderates the discussion.
The pair continues to survive politically despite being implicated in deadly mismanagement and graft during their tenures as Gauteng health MECs.
An international drug maker may have intentionally muscled out local competition to win the bulk of a national birth control tender.
The country’s investments in HIV treatment and prevention are paying off, leading to huge reductions in new infections
More than four-million people in the country are now on antiretroviral treatment.
Three years later, almost a dozen patients are still missing.
South Africa's first inquiry into the private healthcare market blew the lid off where your medical aid premiums are really going.
When people can't get to healthcare, healthcare needs get to them.
Most of us would rather not know what happens to our bodies after death. But that breakdown gives birth to new life in unexpected ways.
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.
The health minister has presented the Medical Schemes Amendment and National Health Insurance Bills
Spa treatments, fancy homes and paperwork — and the list goes on.
When he was the Gauteng Health MEC, Brian Hlongwa brought the department to its knees, the Special Investigations Unit has found.
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 unveils the National Health Insurance Bill at a press conference in Pretoria.
The Bill is the first step towards learning how the government plans to fund its shift towards universal health care.
New legislation will abolish co-payments and may look to go after medical aid scheme reserves.
The arbitration ruling specifies that both Constitutional and general damages have to be paid.
Laura Lopez Gonzalez speaks to Tim Modise about who might be held accountable for the tragedy.
The nation's nursing body says one official has been hauled before it.
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.