New health discoveries are often not immediately accessible or affordable to the average individual, particularly in low and middle-income countries.
The state has a legal obligation to ensure finances are available to provide a skilled healthcare workforce, writes Mark Heywood.
Community workers are twiddling their thumbs while the state drags its heels on a new strategy, writes Mia Malan.
President Jacob Zuma has reiterated government's commitment to get the National Health Service into operation - despite drawing criticism in the past.
A growing number of healthcare workers have been infected by the Ebola outbreak, which will affect healthcare services to more than 20 000 people.
New draft regulations may limit products that fill a gap for those unable to afford medical aid.
Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates speaks to the Mail & Guardian about Africa's health challenges.
Stereotyping prevents men who sleep with other men from accessing proper treatment and prevention of HIV infection.
Healthcare reforms and the structure of SA’s healthcare systems are being addressed in three separate Research Chairs.
In a TAC march, workers in the province's crisis-hit health sector say they will hold a night vigil every Wednesday until demands are met.
Appalling conditions in Free State hospitals reveal a health care system that seems to be corrupt from top to bottom.
In the Free State, access to health services can depend on who you know, as the tragic case of one woman illustrates.
The TAC says it fears the arrest of over 50 community healthcare workers after they began a sit-in at the province's health department headquarters.
Domestic fires are the worst culprits when it comes to air pollution and dirty electricity is being touted as the answer.
Sean Bacher looks at MyMedRec, Up Coffee, Documents To Go, Scanner Pro and Dragon Dictation - apps that help keep track of medical records and data.
Funds have been diverted from healthcare to buy North West health chief Magome Masike a sporty new Mercedes Benz.
Some have barely feasible healthcare ideas, others are in 'populist', 'throwaway' electioneering mode.
The group now faces scrutiny in South Africa, after its overseas subsidiary was nailed.
Probe into the private healthcare sector goes ahead.