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Yogan Pillay

How do we reduce new infections by 60% in a mere three and a half years?

Today, SA boasts the world's largest HIV treatment programme, but 3.2-million people who need ARVs still aren't on them. Here’s how to fix that.

This is putting SA’s women in the grave, so what’s health department doing about it?

Pregnancy in South Africa is getting safer, but still not safe enough. Here’s what the health department says they’re doing about it.

This kills more than 700 of us each day. Now, the UN wants to do something about it.

In a historic first, the UN just held a high-level meeting on TB. There was one on lifestyle diseases too. But did these sittings achieve anything?

Abortion: Government to get tougher on doctors with moral objections

Draft guidelines will look to balance a doctor or nurse's right recuse themselves from performing abortions with a person's right to choose.

Time to accelerate the pace toward a TB-free South Africa

New national plan will have great impact, but implementation is key

We can achieve a TB-free South Africa, but it’s time to pick up the pace

Today, SA is seeing fewer new TB cases and deaths than ever before.

United Nations’ first high-level meeting on TB could usher in a new world order

The global body heeds calls by SA health minister Aaron Motsoaledi for high-level meeting on age-old killer.

Will South Africa reach its 90-90-90 HIV targets?

The country has made progress with its plans to prevent, treat and monitor HIV but still has a long way to go.

Comment: Government tackles TB in prisons

Initiatives in the past four years have greatly increased inmates’ access to healthcare.

Staunching SA’s pregnancy wound

Unless the state's plan to curb maternal deaths is wholly implemented, it won't make a dent.

Comment: Superfood for Babies

It's World Breastfeeding Week and government and Save the Children have joined forces to promote breastfeeding to save children's lives.

Contraceptive policy overhauled

A new look at family planning, especially among teens in South Africa, is on the cards.

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