Widespread tuberculosis awareness campaigns can rein in its increasing transmission rates.
Some have barely feasible healthcare ideas, others are in 'populist', 'throwaway' electioneering mode.
M&G readers comment on comparisons of Nelson Mandela, Thabo Mbeki and Jacob Zuma, and say we need cool heads when it comes to pharmaceutical drugs.
SA's strategy to treat multidrug-resistant tuberculosis is noble, but cracks are showing.
The province has fallen far behind in the drive to deliver key infrastructure essential for treatment.
Though progress has been made, Africa must continue the fight against Aids, TB and malaria.
A new combination treatment has been tested in Southern Africa, but it is not available locally.
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HIV counsellors play a vital role in Lesotho's health system, but the money is running out.
SA's gold mines are estimated to have the highest number of new TB cases in the world, making the disease a leading export to neighbouring countries.
World TB Day is on March 24: We look at plans to curb the disease's spread – in prisons and beyond.
Southern African health officials and international agencies will sign an agreement in Swaziland to reduce TB and HIV in the region's mining sector.
Many drugs cost far more in South Africa than in countries with strict patent-vetting processes.
The Constitutional Court has ruled in favour of a former awaiting trial detainee who contracted TB while in Pollsmoor prison.
Mining operations in Africa could be driving the whole continent's tuberculosis epidemic, a new Oxford-led study has found.
Several hundred healthcare workers in KwaZulu-Natal have been treated.
Researchers and advocates have singled out South Africa's under-staffed and overcrowded prisons as hotbeds for the transmission of HIV and TB.
People in need of treatment are dying because hospitals are desperate for funds, writes Xolile Ntutu
Baby Hisinawa is permanently semi-comatose after TB spread to his brain, his stiff body shivering as a doctor pushes a rubber tube down his nose.
Nosimilo Ndlovu interviewed Michel Sidibé, the new executive director of UNAIDS, the coordinating body of the United National in the global fight against HIV and AIDS.