In the past five years, none of the targets political leaders adopted after the previous round of high-level discussions on the fight against tuberculosis at the United Nations General Assembly have been met
Government hospitals face shortages of specialist doctors. To make it worse, not all of them are showing up to work
The US government has appointed the first African head of its Aids fund, Pepfar. John Nkengasong, a Cameroonian virologist
Teenagers between the ages of 12 and 17 will be able to register to receive their Covid-19 jab from 20 October. This group will be given only one dose of the Pfizer vaccine, for now
Vaccination campaigns that promote how having the Covid-19 vaccination will benefit individuals rather than society are more effective to convince people who are neutral or hesitant about getting vaccinated.
South Africa’s vaccine roll-out is happening – slowly. Only 3% of eligible adults have been fully vaccinated. KwaZulu-Natal is leading the pack with the Eastern Cape hot on its heels
South Africa’s stop-start roll-out is not the only reason herd immunity is unrealistic for 2021. A constrained vaccine supply and new variants also play a role
This is an ode to the women whose names made it into news outlets from 2018 to 2020. It’s also a tribute to the faceless, nameless women whose stories remain untold.
Eighty thousand Johnson & Johnson jabs will arrive in South Africa on Tuesday and be taken to 16 sites where healthcare workers will be vaccinated
We spoke to experts, looked at the data and relistened to the health department’s briefings to break down the revised roll-out plan