A private-public partnership is gaining ground in the fight against the disease in the city's slums.
Gender activists have welcomed talks between two departments about ways to reduce teenage pregnancies, but no decision has yet been taken.
Free State Health MEC Benny Malakoane has accused the M&G of sensationalist reporting, but warned that his department will run out of money this year.
A Medecins Sans Frontieres project in Cape Town finds that sick people prefer being treated at facilities closer to home rather than in hospitals.
Doctors say Dihlabeng hospital doesn't have the medicine and staff to help patients.
Researchers recognise the need to change HIV prevention technologies to suit different lifestyles.
HIV-positive pregnant women get sound advice from mothers who can empathise.
Women's advocacy groups are lodging a formal complaint against the "coerced" sterilisation of HIV-infected women, saying it defies state policy.
But few will to listen to researchers who refute society’s accepted notion that teenage pregnancy is damaging to the child, mother and society.
The normalisation of gender discrimination is blamed as the crucial factor that makes women and girls vulnerable to human traffickers.
The petition in question was initiated by the People's Health Movement, not the South African Medical Association or the Rural Doctors Association.
Without good lighting, plants and privacy, the open-plan office can become a threat to the wellbeing of the people working there.
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.
Workers afflicted with silicosis and/or TB launch historic class action lawsuit for compensation.
The negative effects of an obsessive pursuit of wellness reduces food to a form of medication.
Seven out of 10 South African women say that a lack of sexual intimacy in their relationships makes them feel depressed.
The rise of the IT age means hazardous materials from electronic devices are being released into the environment at an increasing rate.
Some experts say carbohydrates should be treated like drugs or alcohol, but the science isn’t clear-cut.
The search for an anti-HIV microbicide continues, after a new trial has refuted the results of a previous study that found one to be effective.
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