With elections looming in 2019, the MTBPS was always going to be a case of “flattering to deceive” with no concrete commitment to addressing the crisis in health, report RUSSELL RENSBURG and SAMANTHA KHAN-GILLMORE
Following a sexual harassment investigation at UNAIDS gone wrong, 23 leading African women activists believe executive director cannot be trusted to lead the world’s foremost agency fighting AIDS
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi is that fiery blend of political activism, commitment to mission, and professional competence that will help to bring an end to tuberculosis (TB), writes TB Proof’s Ingrid Schoeman ahead of World TB Day on Saturday.
“There’s no doubt that the tobacco industry is losing huge influence in richer countries, as fewer people use tobacco than ever before. The harsh reality, however, is that the industry is now getting away with aggressively exploiting less wealthy countries.” Olalekan Ayo-Yusuf, Harry Lando and Gan Quan discuss…
A Spotlight special investigation by Marcus Low and Ntsiki Mpulo sheds new light on government’s use of aeromedical services, and fly by night tenders. Spotlight is a publication of public interest law centre, Section 27.
Not only has South Africa adopted the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets, but we have gone one better than anyone else in the world and adopted 90-90-90 targets for TB as well. It is thanks to us that the Global TB Plan has 90-90-90 targets writes Yogan Pillay, Deputy Director General of the National Department of Health.
Four times as many people have Type II diabetes today as 36 years ago, according to the World Health Organisation. In 1980, 108 million people were diagnosed with diabetes worldwide. By 2014, the figure was 422 million writes Dr Sundeep Ruder.