South Africans want actual change as the dust of elections settles, but will it come? Especially for those who live far from metropolitan cities where a perpetual state of “Day Zero” has become the norm.
Many South African women and queer people may find themselves in a conundrum about which political party to give your “X” to on May 8. Here’s a quick cheat sheet to help you make a pro-women, pro-queer choice.
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is calling upon governments to put an end to the secrecy that rules in the field of pharmaceutical products when they meet this week at the World Health Organisation Fair Pricing Forum to discuss access to essential medicines.
At a recent international TB conference, some doctors suggested countries with weak health systems should not be allowed to use new TB drugs, although the old ones are ineffectual and cause deafness. Thankfully, South Africa is leading the world in treating drug-resistant TB.
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