HIV-positive pregnant women get sound advice from mothers who can empathise.
The petition in question was initiated by the People's Health Movement, not the South African Medical Association or the Rural Doctors Association.
Citing a conflict of interests and an inability to be impartial, "Dr Death" wants the committee conducting the inquiry into his conduct to step down.
More harm reduction policies and programmes will help reduce dangers of practices such as sharing dirty needles and ‘flashblooding’.
Most adults are at risk of contracting the painful viral infection – but until now only a few specialised medicines have been available to treat it.
Wouter Basson has been granted permission to apply for the recusal of two members of the HPCSA committee sentencing him for unprofessional conduct.
The effects of alcoholism on pregnancy are keenly felt beyond just the Western Cape’s winelands.
After 14 years of delays, the Health Professions Council should have seen what was coming in the Wouter Basson case.
Wouter Basson’s lawyer, Jaap Cilliers, said that his client "wouldn't have been a doctor by now" had he not brought the application.
Wouter Basson's sentencing hearings are on hold until the high court rules on his interdict application on Thursday.