New drug combinations tested in the country may be a lifeline to those with TB most unlikely to survive it.
A doctor shortage in war-torn Mozambique paved the way for a new breed of surgeons that have slashed deaths among new mothers.
Contraception may be finally coming to a secondary school near you.
Gladys has hypertension, a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, the most deadly non-communicable disease in the world.
Rape culture doesn't start when a rape is committed. It is built in slow steps in everyday events that help normalise gender-based violence.
Malawi says it will no longer enforce anti-homosexuality laws but dangerous homophobia persists on the country's streets - and in its clinics.
No national database of legal abortion providers in South Africa existed – so Bhekisisa made one.
Many diabetics are dependent on expensive blood sugar testing strips to stay alive. Most in South Africa can't afford it.
Did you know that 'bluetoothing' puts you at risk of contracting multiple bloodborne diseases and it doesn't even get you high?
Could psychosocial programmes turn extremists into moderates?
Female activists face persecution largely because their existence is an affront to the patriarchal nature of societies.
A deal brokered with the health department guarantees free access but for how long?
Most were abducted, others chose to go but all have to face the stigma and hope for acceptance.
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder is a diagnosable mental health condition. Never heard of it? You're not alone.
Choosing between eating and bleeding through your school uniform comes at a cost.
Studies show that there is a strong link between sexual violence and alcohol abuse. Mia Malan explains.
Once slices of the healthcare funding pie are dished out to provinces, there is little control over how this money is spent to benefit the rural poor.
The process could transform manufacturing and help the 30 million people worldwide in need of artificial limbs and braces
With crime rates high and no efficient emergency number available, an app developed by a student aims to make people in Kenya feel safer.