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Motsoaledi: “TB advocates should learn from their HIV colleagues”

The health minister has stressed the importance of improving tuberculosis treatment so as to help mitigate the drastic impact of TB-HIV co-infection.


Donations pour in for Diepsloot rape centre

The publication of a Mail & Guardian story has resulted in our readers helping Green Door, which counsels rape survivors


Sometimes your locks run out

Alopecia or hair loss can devastate your self-esteem, unless you hold your head up high.


Man to man, sexual health needs are better met at male-only clinics

A centre employing only men has opened in Khayelitsha to address the needs of males uneasy about being seen at mixed-gender facilities.


Drug shortages send rural patients back to home remedies

The minister insists there is no problem, but too many health centre cupboards are bare.