Tuberculosis (TB)

 
Romeo and Juliet are sexting: Will SA’s new sex-ed prepare kids for life and love?
Romeo and Juliet are sexting: Will SA’s new sex-ed prepare kids for life and love?
From “sinister sexual behaviours” to “lies” and efforts to “manufacture ignorance”, Joan van Dyk looks at the high-stakes fight...
Changing our world requires insubordination
Changing our world requires insubordination
This inaugural lecture honours our insubordinate ancestors — the 20 000 women of 1956 who defied the patriarchal, capitalist, apartheid...
Silicosis case settlement brings hope
Silicosis case settlement brings hope
"I get the money: What will I do with it? I cannot walk five metres without losing breath. I cannot even go to the shop, it is ridiculous, but that...
UN attacks 'ghastly' conditions in Libya migrant detention centres
UN attacks 'ghastly' conditions in Libya migrant detention centres
On Friday, the United Nations (UN) attacked horrific conditions in migrant detention centres in Libya, with dozens dying from tuberculosis and...
The workforce that makes our health system work
The workforce that makes our health system work
Among South Africa’s everyday heroes are community health workers, a largely unrecognised but critical workforce that takes primary healthcare to...
Hachimoji DNA: Stirring debate
Hachimoji DNA: Stirring debate
The incredibly complex genetic codes of all living things on Earth are written with a simple four-letter alphabet: A, C, G and T. These letters are...
A poison by any other name
A poison by any other name
A young man in his 30s came to see me, desperately wanting to save his marriage.
WATCH: How far is South Africa in the fight against HIV and TB? Find out.
WATCH: How far is South Africa in the fight against HIV and TB? Find out.
The country launched its national HIV and TB plan more than a year ago. Since then, provinces and districts have been busy coming up with their own...
Why this legal drug may put you at risk for a killer infectious disease
Why this legal drug may put you at risk for a killer infectious disease
We all know that drinking puts us at risk of more than just some serious hangovers.
Showdown: SA takes on the US for cheaper drugs
Showdown: SA takes on the US for cheaper drugs
Graveyard cough, white plague, consumption. A killer by any name, TB has stalked the human race for aeons, lurking in crowded tenements or...

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