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Will strikes pit the rights of doctors against those of their patients?
Will strikes pit the rights of doctors against those of their patients?
Kenyan health workers may be gearing up for a second strike in less than two months. Strained health budgets in countries across eastern and...
How to fund a failing health system
How to fund a failing health system
For two years, Widna Chiyangwa from Harare, Zimbabwe, suffered in pain. She was in her mid-40s and had four children to feed. But a broken ankle...
New graduates, rural areas likely to pay the price for austerity measures
New graduates, rural areas likely to pay the price for austerity measures
Hundreds of health workers may be sitting at home idle as professional bodies report delays in appointments. Budget experts say this may be a...
Medical smart jacket tackles misdiagnosis of pneumonia
Medical smart jacket tackles misdiagnosis of pneumonia
Ugandan undergraduate Brian Turyabagye was studying engineering when his friend’s grandmother fell seriously ill. He accompanied her to hospital...
Universal health coverage will lead to a healthier and more equitable world
Universal health coverage will lead to a healthier and more equitable world
About 400-million people – one out of every 17 of the world’s citizens – lack access to essential health services. In addition,...
South Africa is placed on alert for ‘superbug’ as drug-resistant yeast infections rise globally
South Africa is placed on alert for ‘superbug’ as drug-resistant yeast infections rise globally
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases has warned doctors and...
Why over-treating malaria in Africa is a problem, and how it can be stopped
Why over-treating malaria in Africa is a problem, and how it can be stopped
Malaria policymakers and clinicians are concerned about the clinical, financial and public health harms associated with over-treating malaria....
[Video]Bhekisisa: Why we’re here
[Video]Bhekisisa: Why we’re here
Bhekisisa is expanding. We will tell Africa’s health stories and focus on solutions-based health journalism. Find out more here.
Letters to the editor: January 15 to 21 2016
Letters to the editor: January 15 to 21 2016
Andile Mngxitama’s article (Penny Sparrow:...

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