A study has found that child-focused interventions have significantly reduced HIV-infection rates in children under the age of five.
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.
Scientists believe the brain is key to treating weight problems, and are closing in on answers.
The HPCSA failed to rein in medical aid schemes — now it’s up to the Competition Commission
Along with better access to health services and reducing child marriage, education can save many lives.
This week holds the opportunity for us to show that we are serious about having a world where no child is born to die.
The TAC says it fears the arrest of over 50 community healthcare workers after they began a sit-in at the province's health department headquarters.
Greater collaboration and sharing of information between stakeholders will lead to reductions in costs.
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