Eight men and women may change the law and pave the way to justice and healing for thousands.
Even if your child has been vaccinated, booster shots provide an extra layer of protection.
Children who experience discrimination may be more at risk of mental and physical ill-health
Experts suggest that banning corporal punishment in the home could lead to a less violent society. Joan van Dyk explains.
What if we thought of suicide as the outcome of a terminal illness instead of the outcome of an action?
More than 1 000 Nigerians languish on death row.
Moon cups, reusable pads and period panties are all alternatives to disposable pads and tampons, but they may not work for everyone.
Is getting all you need from one health team far fetched? Actually not. It's one field where the public health system beats the private one.
Reporter Pontsho Pilane has been recognised for her reporting on menstruation.
Northeast Nigeria continues to battle the armed group Boko Haram with devastating results for already embattled health systems
New research reveals complex relationships between harsh parenting and violence later in life for children.
Researchers have shown that monetary incentives lead to infants being immunised on time.
More than 383 000 people have fled to Uganda since July when violence resumed in the South Sudanese capital of Juba.
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Lay counsellors are being trained to assist a handful of psychiatrists to deal with the minds of Nigerians racked by Boko Haram terror
A decade ago, most countries used only localised strategies. But Zambia decided to make bed nets, insecticides, and drugs available nationwide.
TB treatment is available for free in South Africa. But 20% of people are never diagnosed and spread the disease unknowingly.
Half a litre of Coke contains 10 teaspoons of sugar – almost the entire recommended daily sugar allowance. But fruit juice is as bad.
Medical aids cover far less for psychiatric illnesses than they do for physical ailments.