Issuing the proclamation led to a situation that could discourage practitioners from providing essential services for fear of criminal sanction.
Two emerging technologies look promising, but top oncology researchers are concerned about dangers seen during clinical trials.
Bill and Melinda Gates believe poor people's live will change rapidly in the near future. M&G's Health reporter Amy Green speaks to Bill Gates.
Deputy Minister of Correctional Services Thabang Makwetla claims that prisoners in SA have access to better healthcare. Africa Check investigates.
Doctors and nurses don't need a miracle drug to prevent the massive number of premature deaths.
We must revisit the contested professionalisation of medicine and the birth of the clinic.
Through a new University of Stellenbosh programme, academics are seeking to develop new methods to address the links between health and development.
Experts believe Ginkgo biloba, a natural product used in vitamin supplements, may be harmful if taken together with HIV medication.
We need innovative thinking to address the burden of disease.
The province's embattled health department is due to investigate a hospital after critical medical supplies were found stored in a transit site.
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.
Acts such as Malakoane's go beyond nepotism. They are simply the crudest and cruellest form of political arrogance and corruption.
This week holds the opportunity for us to show that we are serious about having a world where no child is born to die.
These stories show how complex health is in Mpumalanga, and how few opportunities there are for disempowered people to change their circumstances.
While many say the Free State health department's financial situation is dire, officials say "there's no problem at all".
The provincial health department has begun clamping down on negligence by doctors and nurses at state hospitals, with a focus on maternity wards.
Activists says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan misrepresented the true state of the country's health in his budget speech.
The Rural Health Advocacy Project says the budget was "disappointing" as it does not make provision for improvements in healthcare service delivery.