Ill residents may suffer most after the axing of Free State community health workers.
To improve the lives of millions, the Global South must drive pro-poor policies on the world stage.
The philanthropist says the rise of the continent will depend on whether its leaders are open to learning from each other, and from their own people.
New treatment schedules for pregnant women and other patients are set to bring South Africa in line with the World Health Organisation’s guidelines.
The drug previously showed it can activate hidden HIV in the cells. Now it shows it can activate the virus, making it traceable by the immune system.
A study has found that child-focused interventions have significantly reduced HIV-infection rates in children under the age of five.
Several initiatives are under way to stop the abuse of antibiotics.
Research suggests that taking HIV medication while CD4 counts are higher than 350 does not reduce mortality in those who are co-infected.
The province's health MEC has condemned the slogans marchers on the department have been chanting, calling them insulting and inappropriate.
In a TAC march, workers in the province's crisis-hit health sector say they will hold a night vigil every Wednesday until demands are met.
A budget spending monitoring forum says the department is on the verge of collapse and is R700-million in debt.
The condition is widely misunderstood but it can be treated successfully with the right medication.
GF Jooste Hospital was a beacon of hope. It should have been renovated, not closed.
The HIV lobby group says over 100 of its community healthcare workers have been arrested in Bloemfontein after a night vigil sit-in.
Low carb, high fat diets don't work better than traditional balanced diets, according to a Stellenbosch University study.
In the Free State, access to health services can depend on who you know, as the tragic case of one woman illustrates.
An open letter to ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe
Appalling conditions in Free State hospitals reveal a health care system that seems to be corrupt from top to bottom.
Acts such as Malakoane's go beyond nepotism. They are simply the crudest and cruellest form of political arrogance and corruption.
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