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Collaboration is key for equitable access

Equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines, therapies and diagnostics is a moral duty

How to recognise mental illness in children and adolescents

Children are often unable to verbalise their feelings of anxiety or depression, instead presenting with physical symptoms or odd behaviour. Diagnosis and treatment is crucial to set them on a healthy life-long path of managing their illness

The Portfolio: Thembinkosi Hlatshwayo

Photographer Thembinkosi Hlatshwayo's latest project, Slaghuis, is a recounting of the trauma he experienced growing up in his family’s tavern business

Ruff justice: Meet the dogs helping put child rapists behind bars

Victim testimonies can be key to securing convictions. They can also be traumatic. Meet the furry friends coming to the rescue.

Slice of Life: When ink is more than skin deep

'Clearly emotional, it soon became clear that she had come to see me more as a psychologist than an artist'

Pit toilet case: ‘Accidents do happen’

These were the state social worker’s words to a tearful mother after her five-year-old’s death

Words can banish our ghosts

"I wanted to show it all to her, so she could fix me. I needed her to fix me".

Where is the white feminist movement in SA?

Where is white feminism for young white girls who are not starting groups at their schools about the things that are troubling them?

#SliceOfLife: ​Therapy with Blondie

There’s something special about making a guitar by hand. Each one is unique.

The unhappy rich: Antidepressant use soars in developed nations

Living in a wealthy, developed nation may not make you happier, with a study finding that antidepressant use has surged across the rich world.

Hypnosis is not just about making you cluck like a chicken

The truth is, the phenomenon is not the mystical and magical art many assume it is.

Clown brings a smile to children in Nepal hospitals

He may not be much of a doctor but the children's faces light up when Dush The Clown shuffles onto their ward.

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