Ugandan campaigners are warned they will break the country's anti-homosexuality law if they open the safe space.
When the vapour dissipates – what do we really know about e-cigarettes?
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.
Follow Bhekisisa's live blog from New York this as heads of state including Cyril Ramaphosa sign the world's first UN declaration on TB today.
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.
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 districts 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.
A new report finds that 90% of Nigerians surveyed support a controversial Act that now also stands between LGBTI communities and healthcare.
Stereotyping prevents men who sleep with other men from accessing proper treatment and prevention of HIV infection.
Malawi says it will no longer enforce anti-homosexuality laws but dangerous homophobia persists on the country's streets - and in its clinics.
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.