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Laura López González

Thousands of babies die each year in SA. This could help save them.

A week. That's how long most newborns who die will make it in South Africa. But there may be hope yet for the country's tiniest patients

Hlongwa, Mahlangu remain on high-level ANC body despite ban on public office

Read the ANC Gauteng executive committee statement on embattled former health MECs Brian Hlongwa and Qedani Mahlangu as well as former Emfuleni mayor.

The National Health Insurance: Who’s in, who’s out and how much will it cost

The NHI was the centre of this weekend’s presidential health summit. Now the pressure is mounting for Treasury to figure out how to fund it.

Why this legal drug may put you at risk for a killer infectious disease

That tot or two might be putting you at risk for...an infectious disease? Find out what you need to know.

Showdown: SA takes on the US for cheaper drugs

When the US went to bat for Big Pharma in the fight against this killer disease, South Africa wasn’t having any of it. Here’s what happened next.

‘I opened her up and found her womb was rotten from the infection’

Obstetrician Eddie Mhlanga often had to attend to women who had unsafe abortions during apartheid, when abortion was illegal in South Africa.

SA experimental TB vaccine is the first in almost a century to slash new TB cases

Scroll down to read the latest trial results as part of our live blog from the UN's recent high level meeting on TB

What to expect from the world’s first high-level UN meeting on TB

Ramaphosa and Motsoaledi are expected to draw high praise at a UN meeting this week. Find out why.

Show us the data: Bhekisisa responds to #BigTobacco

Dear Tisa, you have a point but we’ve got a reason to be wary.

‘I told Mahlangu, you must leave the country, go into exile for two years.’

In Life Esidimeni, we can see the ghosts of our past. Read why.

This drug could save 25 000 women’s lives but could it cost them their babies?

Take a look at the newest HIV treatment set to hit South Africa's shores in 2019.

Mahlangu, Hlongwa elected to top Gauteng ANC body

The pair continues to survive politically despite being implicated in deadly mismanagement and graft during their tenures as Gauteng health MECs.

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