National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS)

Ancestry: The ultimate selfie

Tshegofatso Senne

A quick DNA test at the Origins Centre in Jo’burg can show you just how insignificant you are

Listeria: Go behind the scenes of SA's race to catch a killer

Joan van Dyk

As deaths mount, take an inside look at the detectives working around the clock to solve the country’s medical mystery.

Have provinces really paid outstanding billions to laboratory services?

Nelisiwe Msomi

The national health department says provinces have paid up but the head of lab services denies this.

Who will pay the price for the latest national laboratory strike?

Nelisiwe Msomi

The second industrial action in as many years is likely to stretch into its second week.

National laboratory workers strike after negotiations stall, provinces fail to pay

Nelisiwe Msomi

The nationwide industrial action is expected to last at least until Friday and could affect patients living with conditions such as cancer and HIV.