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Covid-19 disrupts HIV and TB services

While data is still trickling in on how much the pandemic affects health systems, there are far-reaching consequences for people living with HIV and tuberculosis.

The challenges of delivering a Covid-19 vaccine in Africa requires a new approach

It is imperative that we train healthcare workers and participate in continent-wide collaboration

The quiet front line battle of South Africa’s rural nurses

The focus may have been on urban nurses during the Covid-19 pandemic, but those in rural areas suffer similar fates. However, very little is known about how they have been able to cope

Bail could be the key to reducing severe prison overcrowding

More than a quarter of prisoners have not been convicted of anything, they just couldn’t meet bail requirements

Pandemics: A social justice issue

Framing coronavirus as a security threat is not the only possible approach

Safeguarding social justice in a time of social distance

People who are self-isolating — the middle and upper class, especially — must take care not to endanger other lives in the process. We must all be human to the humans around us

Changing our world requires insubordination

We need to resist the patriarchy, racism, sexism and capitalist greed that is still prevalent on the globe

UN attacks ‘ghastly’ conditions in Libya migrant detention centres

According to UN figures, some 3 400 migrants and refugees remain detained in Tripoli, which has seen a surge in fighting since early April

The workforce that makes our health system work

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

Hachimoji DNA: Stirring debate

South African scientists need to develop health technologies that respond to our society’s most pressing needs

This kills more South Africans than any other disease. There’s a new way to stop it

One in four people carry this potentially deadly bug? Now a new shorter treatment can prevent it from making you sick.

A poison by any other name

It is not just the person who drinks alcohol in excess who is harmed; the family suffers too

WATCH: How far is South Africa in the fight against HIV and TB? Find out.

South Africa boasts the world’s largest HIV treatment programme but are provinces ready to take the lead?

Bhekisisa presents: From paper to provinces — tracking SA’s HIV/TB plan

#TrackingTheNSP: Ahead of World Aids Day, hear just how far provinces have come putting the national plan into practice.

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.

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