Miners with silicosis and TB are entitled to a small payout, but don't claim because they are kept in the dark about their rights.
A study has explained that a treatment, described as "radical" by researchers, has not helped cut down tuberculosis infections among SA gold miners.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has partnered with SA institutions to develop new medicines and vaccines for HIV, TB and malaria.
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?
Two young women are proving to the world that the most deadly strain of TB can be beaten.
India has dispatched an unlikely hero to promote tuberculosis awareness and battle its stigma.
Tuberculosis is still the number one cause of death in South Africa, accounting for 12% of the deaths that occurred in 2010.
Tests on new TB drugs have not yet been completed and some results have been worrying.
Silicosis might appear only 15 years after exposure to gold ore dust, long after they have gone home. Heidi Swart reports.
But overcrowded prisons such as Pollsmoor may not be able to address their healthcare deficits. Niren Tolsi reports.
The World Health Organisation has released its annual update on the state of TB around the globe - revealing SA has the highest burden of the disease.
The story of a ruined man's lone legal battle reveals the dangerous conditions that prevail at the Western Cape prison.
Daniel Thakamakau, a South African miner who allegedly contracted TB after digging gold for Anglo American, has demanded compensation.
Two siblings have demanded answers after their brother went to jail healthy but came out "deadly sick".
Tuberculosis has affected health workers and it is contributing to the medical brain drain. Mia Malan examines the disease's impact.
In a recent study at the Desmond Tutu TB Centre at the University of Stellenbosch, two out of every three pregnant women with TB also had HIV.
TB research has revealed a new strategy to guide the development of a vaccine, which many now believe may be the world's best hope for beating TB.
The mobility of miners and prevalence of HIV has rendered a large-scale drugs project ineffective.
Physiotherapists and other health professionals play a crucial yet unacknowledged role in HIV-infected patients' lives.
You are more likely to contract tuberculosis living in SA than anywhere else in the world, and children are especially at risk.