A handful of psychiatrists - one for every million people - deal with the minds of Nigerians racked by Boko Haram terror
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.
What do you do if you suspect your child has autism? We answer these and other questions about the disorder.
Why languish in illness when the poor could be used to help you live long and prosper? A dubious advertisement recently advocated.
Before you down those beers at the braai, find out how much alcohol is too much this Easter.
A recent article suggested that single South Africans can live longer by getting married, based on Statistics SA mortality data.
Make sure that you and your family don't end up as statistics of this Easter season.
Surgical technicians have helped halve maternal death rates in Mozambique.
In Kenya, nocturnal HIV clinics attract sex workers and truck drivers, because they keep the same hours as their clients
The quest for better working conditions leaves striking doctors with a tough decision but they might not have to choose.
Some of your favourite comfort food could be concealing a killer.
Could Zimbabwe's new Health Development Fund rescue the country's cash-strapped clinics and hospitals?
A single daily tablet could slash your risk of HIV infection, could it be for you?
The country's strongest HIV lobby group won't back South Africa's HIV and TB plan just yet. Here are their demands.
Most of us would rather not know what happens to our bodies after death. But that breakdown gives birth to new life in unexpected ways.
By June, the health department will know more about how to roll out Truvada nationally to men who have sex with men.
War-torn Somalia spent more than two decades without a working Parliament, so why are Somalis happier than South Africans?