While government officials promised results by May, activists say they’ve had to put pressure on officials for any progress to happen.
How ‘universal’ is the universal health coverage envisaged by the National Health Insurance scheme? The draft law contains xenophobic rhetoric, but the country’s main political parties offer very few alternatives in the manifestos.
Bleeding every month is about to get a lot cheaper for many people who menstruate. In some cases, it may even be free.
The tax on sugary drinks has raised almost R3 billion. Coca-Cola says it has reduced the sugar levels of its drinks range by more than a quarter, irritating those who said the levy wouldn’t cut sugar consumption. But is the profit being used for health promotion? Could political parties rally against it after the election?
Do you know what your favourite political party’s stance is on sex work, gender-based violence and abortion?
Despite liberal abortion laws in many countries, anti-abortion US policy has forced NGOs worldwide dependent on US dollars to curtail their family planning, pregnancy services and information they provide to patients, according to a report given exclusively to Health-e.
Masingita Masungu is embarking on an epic journey from Cape Town to Cairo to celebrate Africa’s diversity as she spreads her message: “Walk in my shoes”.