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Lift the veil on drug pricing and trade agreements, the UN urges companies and states
Lift the veil on drug pricing and trade agreements, the UN urges companies and states
A United Nations panel has called for pharmaceutical companies and governments to be more transparent about drug prices and closed door trade...
MSF’s Fezile Kanju – focused on saving the lives of mothers and children in Pakistan
MSF’s Fezile Kanju – focused on saving the lives of mothers and children in Pakistan
Part of marking Women’s Month is celebrating South African women who work to save the lives and ensure the health of women and mothers worldwide....
Medical aid board says SA has no choice but to back NHI
Medical aid board says SA has no choice but to back NHI
South Africa’s healthcare system is not merely unviable or unsustainable, "it is at the brink...
[Video]Behind the tragic stories we cover
[Video]Behind the tragic stories we cover
Ever wondered how journalists report on such horrific stories? Ina Skosana explains the process.
Refugees ripped off at state hospitals
Refugees ripped off at state hospitals
It is lunchtime in the bustling neighbourhood of Malvern in downtown Johannesburg. On a main street lined with shops a man stops in his tracks. He...
Buruli ulcer: Africa's neglected but third most common mycobacterial disease
Buruli ulcer: Africa's neglected but third most common mycobacterial disease
Buruli ulcer is a skin infection that kills the cells and tissue in an affected area and creates ulcers on the skin. It is caused by a bacteria and...
The cost of skin cancer: South Africa is spending more than it should
The cost of skin cancer: South Africa is spending more than it should
The cost of treating skin cancer in South Africa is much higher than it needs to be and it is diverting funds that could otherwise be used in...
It's high time we make cannabis available for medical research
It's high time we make cannabis available for medical research
COMMENTAfrican medical regulatory authorities such as the South African Medicines Control Council should consider applications for the approval...
A jab controls sandfly bite killer fever, but not in South Sudan
A jab controls sandfly bite killer fever, but not in South Sudan
With medical advances and international co-operation, some countries have made great strides in treating and even eliminating certain disease....
Zimbabwe: Religious sects warming to modern medicine
Zimbabwe: Religious sects warming to modern medicine
Deep in the forest of Murambinda, in the Buhera district of eastern Zimbabwe, 16-year-old Netsai (not her real name) lies motionless, dizzy from...

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