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Abortion: SA must speak up
Abortion: SA must speak up
‘I woke up this morning and a nurse told me that I have been in a coma since I came in,” says Ntsoaki* from her bed in Lesotho’s only...
Bhekisisa scoops top health journalism award - again
Bhekisisa scoops top health journalism award - again
The Mail & Guardian’s health editor, Mia Malan, was named the Discovery Health Journalist of the Year on Wednesday. Malan, who heads up the newspaper’s health...
[Slideshow]The sad truth about surviving Ebola
[Slideshow]The sad truth about surviving Ebola
After having survived the harrowing disease, Ebola survivors are met with humiliation and scorn by members of their communities.
Ndua's stove keeps a lid on cholera in Kenya
Ndua's stove keeps a lid on cholera in Kenya
A young girl follows her mother down a path that cuts a brown line through the bright green grass as they make their way to their home in the town of...
Game-changing technology for blind people - at a price
Game-changing technology for blind people - at a price
"There are many things I want to be when I grow up," 12-year-old Jonas Ndlovu says in his soft voice. "When I was doing grade three, I wanted to be...
M&G joins #UnmaskStigma TB awareness campaign
M&G joins #UnmaskStigma TB awareness campaign
In South Africa, one out of three people with tuberculosis (TB) are insulted, gossiped about, or teased. People with TB also regularly feel dirty...
[Podcast]TB and diabetes: Are they linked?
[Podcast]TB and diabetes: Are they linked?
Are people with diabetes more likely to get TB? Dr Bart Willems says yes.
[Podcast]Can drug-resistant TB get cured?
[Podcast]Can drug-resistant TB get cured?
Only half of people with multidrug resistant TB are cured, and patients run a high risk of losing their hearing due to the drugs.
Quick urine TB test a life-saver, but only in certain cases
Quick urine TB test a life-saver, but only in certain cases
A cost-effective, quick urine test for tuberculosis (TB) could save lives, but it isn't a silver bullet.
[Video]Kala azar: The killer disease nobody knows about
[Video]Kala azar: The killer disease nobody knows about
Kala azar is endemic in parts of South Sudan and affects mostly the poor and disenfranchised. A simple jab could control it, but not in this country.
[Slideshow]Embracing the safer cut
[Slideshow]Embracing the safer cut
A medical male circumcision programme is working with chiefs in Zimbabwe to make traditional circumcision safer.
[From our archives] Could pap help cut your cancer risk?
[From our archives] Could pap help cut your cancer risk?
South Africa has one of the highest colon cancer rates in the world, and braaied red meat is the chief culprit.

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