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Data-driven TB: Using the numbers to find SA’s missing patients

How community health workers and data can help South Africa get more TB patients on treatment.

Motsoaledi launches free HPV vaccine for schoolgirls

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has launched an HPV vaccine programme for grade four girls in all government schools.

Help’s at hand for connected moms

Simple phone services are stepping in to help women who can't seek clinical advice in person.

Comment: Superfood for Babies

It's World Breastfeeding Week and government and Save the Children have joined forces to promote breastfeeding to save children's lives.

Contraceptive policy overhauled

A new look at family planning, especially among teens in South Africa, is on the cards.

Life saving cancer vaccine will be difficult to implement

While HPV vaccines will save lives, target schoolgirls will be hard to reach.

Improving health through infrastructure

For Thabo Rakoloti, the work the DBSA is doing with the Department of Health could be used as a model for other government departments.

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From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it