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#SAAIDS2019: ‘Allow generics of lifesaving drugs’

June 14, 2019

Activists want a multinational pharmaceutical company to lower the overinflated price of ground-breaking TB drug.

#SAAIDS2019: Key populations delay 90-90-90 goals targets

June 13, 2019

People with a higher risk of contracting HIV still lag behind in staying on treatment and in the system.

#SAAIDS2019: Trans teen shifts rural attitudes to LGBTQI

June 11, 2019

Inspirational keynote speaker at the 2019 SA AIDS Conference sheds light on her journey to self-discovery growing up in a village in KZN.

Most people with rare genetic blood disorder remain undiagnosed

April 17, 2019

Thirteen-year-old Ruan Malan was born a healthy boy in 2006 – or so his parents thought. His mother, Julia, remembers the family’s joy when they took their baby boy home from the hospital after three days; he was just like any normal newborn.

World pays tribute to unsung Community Health Workers

April 5, 2019

Nicolyn Mohale (45) was called to a home in a Limpopo village to attend to an emergency in the middle of the night.

Private hospitals face nursing malpractice havoc

October 23, 2018

Nurses’ failure to follow guidelines and poor monitoring of patients is an increasing liability at private hospitals.

Professionals co-opted to support tobacco companies

August 20, 2018

The tobacco industry is spending vast sums of money to fight government’s attempts to tighten smoking laws and regulate electronic cigarettes – and it has managed to recruit some unlikely allies.