Progress in healthcare and education indicates that South Africans' lives have improved, writes Busani Ngcaweni from the deputy president's office.
A person dies of TB every 25 seconds – and the disease is on the rise in South Africa. So who is fighting the battle for access to better treatments?
The South African Institute of Race Relations says the privatisation of the health and education sectors is the solution to the country's problems.
In times of unrest, rural communities must be able to trust and access medical facilities.
Finance minister Pravin Gordhan’s "careful control of the wage Bill" will impact negatively on health service delivery, says a health economist.
Skewed state funding has left many centres dependent on fees that patients can't afford, writes Mara Kardas-Nelson.
The growing health crisis in the E Cape has forced Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi to intervene by commissioning a task team to investigate.
Advocacy groups are due to march to the Eastern Cape's health MEC as part of a campaign against a "crisis" in health care access in the province.
Health editor Mia Malan talks about Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi's decision to use public hospitals and the NHI.
South Africans’ preference for insurance to offset healthcare costs is cannibalising private schemes.
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says a recent survey is proof that SA should be concerned with the prevalence of chronic conditions in the country.
Its health system is comparable to the best in the world, achieved at a fraction of the cost of others.
A new study to be conducted in South Africa, Uganda and India has sparked a heated debate in the HIV activist and research community.
Health centres in Uganda are struggling to help those affected by nodding syndrome, a condition that causes seizures and stunting in children.
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Healthcare that is accessible to all is the foundation on which an equitable and efficient system must be built.
Hopes are high that the new partnership will ensure easy, cheaper access to vaccines and medicine.
Access to ARVs is improving, but poor attitudes to patients are aggravating maternal mortality rates.
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