The need for sanitary pads makes young women vulnerable to a number of social ills, from missing school to exploitative relationships. Covering stories like this inspired a a Tzaneen journalist to become a community activist.
A political debate in the North West has highlighted the struggles of the province’s public health facilities. Opposition legislature members listed various infrastructure and human resources across the province.
This year, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awarded Dr John Nkengasong the 2020 Goalkeeper Award. The prize recognises his role in curbing the spread of the coronavirus in Africa and his efforts to secure vaccines.
The response to Covid-19 can learn much from how countries in southern Africa handled the HIV pandemic. A new report by UNAIDS says the coronavirus pandemic is a chance to reimagine health systems.
This Limpopo clinic has closed some of its wards as the building falls apart. Residents say the clinic is a health hazard to patients and staff. They accuse the provincial department of health of dragging its feet.
A study in the United Kingdom finds that people are willing to ignore social distancing requirements when in the company of those who wore masks. South Africans also said masks made them feel safer.
A mother determined to support her child as he battles cancer has moved into hospital. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month, spotlighting the plight of children suffering from cancer and how their caregivers cope.
A Limpopo high court handed down a life sentence to the man who killed an intern doctor Shongile Nkhwashu. Officials say the sentence sends a stern warning to perpetrators of gender based violence.