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Africans flock, rather than take flight

Most people’s response is to flee or fight when faced with a problem, particularly an ongoing one, but in Southern Africa they work together

Include indigenous knowledge and cultures in the curriculum to improve health

A recent study revealed that indigenous people see the introduction of formal education as having brought ill-health

Pairing learning with food is a winning recipe

Much more support of homemade nutrition programmes is needed to ensure gaps are filled

Sharing best practice key to healthy results solutions

Healthcare workers from across Africa are working together to find last-mile solutions

How did an otherwise healthy man with a broken leg end up dead in a hospital ceiling?

The bizarre case from Durban is at least the second such case nationally in the last three years.

The workforce that makes our health system work

Community health workers need to be supported so that policies can be tangibly effective

Public finance is key to delivering the human right to health

Across all countries and societies, access to health and healthcare services ought to be top priority

The goal is to end GBV in its entirety!

We need to reach out to all community stakeholders and use the influence of the community leaders to change perceptions around gender-based violence

​AMRH Partnership Platform – Advancing medicines regulatory outcomes in Africa

This initiative will harmonise the different interventions for maximum impact

Bongeka Zuma

Student, Stanford University

This man blew the lid off the #LifeEsidimeni tragedy. Read what it taught him.

When we got our independence, we did not ask ourselves what kind of ethics this new country needed. SA’s health ombud reflects on his first big case.

Think you’re going to opt out of the #NHI when it comes? Think again.

In June, the health minister released the long-awaited National Health Insurance Bill. What does it mean to you and your medical aid? We tell you.

It’s in the blood

TW Kambule-NSTF Award: Researcher through research and its outputs by an individual

Research to improve rural community health

Management Award: contribution through management and related SET and innovation activities by an individual

Zimbabwe sacks thousands of striking nurses

In a hardline response to growing labour arrest by the country's new leadership, all nurses who were on strike have been fired

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