Belinda Beresford

Belinda Beresford

    Being the white mother of a black child has been a salutary lesson in race awareness for Belinda Beresford.

    Lebo Ramafoko of Soul City has been enduring years of abuse from an ex-partner. She has decided to 'walk the talk' and be open about her experiences.

    Asymptomatic patients and poor sanitary conditions increase the risk of cholera spreading beyond Zimbabwe, writes Belinda Beresford

    The tie between health and wealth has held true for most of the world, and for as long as there appear to have been economists to notice it.

    Rarely in South Africa can a minister have come to power carrying such a weight of expectation as Barbara Hogan.

    HIV is thought to have a kill rate of close to 100%, higher than even the notorious haemorrhagic diseases such as Ebola.

    Almost half of SA's adults are too fat. The health risks are huge: heart-related illness, often triggered by obesity, is the second-biggest killer.

    There are no conclusive answers about the cause of three deaths in Johannesburg, thought to have been haemorrhagic fever.