Tuberculosis (TB)

The workforce that makes our health system work

Ofentse Mboweni

Community health workers need to be supported so that policies can be tangibly effective


Hachimoji DNA: Stirring debate

South African scientists need to develop health technologies that respond to our society’s most pressing needs


This kills more South Africans than any other disease. There’s a new way to stop it

Gavin Churchyard

One in four people carry this potentially deadly bug? Now a new shorter treatment can prevent it from making you sick.


A poison by any other name

Ellapen Rapiti

It is not just the person who drinks alcohol in excess who is harmed; the family suffers too


WATCH: How far is South Africa in the fight against HIV and TB? Find out.

Bhekisisa team

South Africa boasts the world’s largest HIV treatment programme but are provinces ready to take the lead?