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 Laura Lopez Gonzalez

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

    Collusion, competition and corruption — A new Rx for better healthcare?
    Collusion, competition and corruption — A new Rx for better healthcare?
    If you were a hospital manager, what would be the very first thing you'd do when you got to work every day?
    Could your birth control increase your risk of HIV? Science finally has an answer.
    Could your birth control increase your risk of HIV? Science finally has an answer.
    The world has spent nearly a quarter of a century wondering whether Africa’s most widely used birth control method could make women more likely...
    Small town, big ideas: How this rural KZN community cut new HIV infections by 83%
    Small town, big ideas: How this rural KZN community cut new HIV infections by 83%
    Eshowe, a small community about 100 kilometres outside of Richards Bay, has likely become the first area in the country to test and...
    Shot-caller, calculated, master of survival. SA, meet your new health minister.
    Shot-caller, calculated, master of survival. SA, meet your new health minister.
    Shot-caller, calculated, master of survival. This is who South Africa’s new health minister, Zweli Mkhize is, analysts say.
    Are the medical aids really fleecing you?
    Are the medical aids really fleecing you?
    Medical aids may be increasingly willing to fork over the cash to cover your hospital visits, but there’s a good reason to propose new protections for consumers, a Competition Commission investigation finds....
    Men, the HIV prevention pill just got easier. Get the '2-1-1' on what to know
    Men, the HIV prevention pill just got easier. Get the '2-1-1' on what to know
    Gay men can now confidently take the HIV prevention pill before and for two days after sex — instead of daily doses — without compromising their protection against the virus, Anova senior clinical specialist Kevin Rebe says. ...
    A changing birth: What’s behind SA’s skyrocketing c-section rates?
    A changing birth: What’s behind SA’s skyrocketing c-section rates?
    For decades, caesarean sections were a last resort for mothers and babies in distress. If you had access to this kind of procedure, you could count...
    2018: The best, the worst and the weird
    2018: The best, the worst and the weird
    Life, death, politics and protest — healthcare in South Africa saw what was arguably its most volatile year in more than a decade in...
    'Boys club' culture at UNAids allowed for sexual harassment and bullying - report
    'Boys club' culture at UNAids allowed for sexual harassment and bullying - report
    An independent body has found “overwhelming evidence” that organisational culture at the United Nations’s HIV body, UNAids, allowed for...
    How many of these iconic protest posters can you recognise?
    How many of these iconic protest posters can you recognise?
    Ten people, three banners, one folding table and just a handful of petitions — the fight to save the lives of millions of HIV-positive people...
    Thousands of babies die each year in SA. This could help save them.
    Thousands of babies die each year in SA. This could help save them.
    What started as a typical Wednesday in January for Nadine Munsamy quickly turned into her worst nightmare.