Denial should not stand in the way of the provision of sexual health services at schools, says Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi.
Child support grants can protect teenage girls from sugar daddies.
The state's hopes for the nonsurgical circumcision device rest on its acceptance in initiation rituals.
Médecins Sans Frontières says in five months there has been no improvement with Eastern Cape HIV and TB drug stock-outs.
Madiba's prison past may have played a role in his recurrent lung infections.
A new look at family planning, especially among teens in South Africa, is on the cards.
The updated contraception guidelines promote women's rights.
A preventative mastectomy might save your life if you are at high risk but it does not provide 100% protection from developing breast cancer.
While HPV vaccines will save lives, target schoolgirls will be hard to reach.
The state has pulled its funding of studies on the disease, retarding progress on a cure.
In a far-flung district, a night-time ban on shebeens has wiped out violence in a village.
In a case before the ConCourt, critics say consensual teen sex has been criminalised.
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A simple practice that benefits all newborns is also bringing down mortality rates.
The hunt is on for a new private sector partner with the expertise to set up a drug-making plan.
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Their life expectancy is almost as high as those who are HIV free, yet they pay much more.
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Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has highlighted the coverage of the M&G's new health journalism centre, Bhekisisa, in his budget vote speech.
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