Prof Christi van der Westhuizen's opinion piece "Liberals are failing to wrap their heads around race" amounts to a straw man argument, writes Zakhele Mbhele.
Non-emergency surgery for eight patients at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg was rescheduled due to a shortage of medical supplies at the hospital, according to spokesperson for the Gauteng health MEC, Kwara Kekana.
To reduce the long hours patients endure to get their medication at clinics, Neo Hutiri invented the Pelebox – a simple medication-dispensing solution. Already rolled out in parts of the country, patients have told of how the invention is simplifying their lives.
A new study suggests that dishing out 'service with a smile' may lead to having one too many after work, if it's not genuine.
Obesity rates continue to soar, but people in rural areas are most at risk, say experts. Health-e investigates what people in rural communities are putting on their plates.
Although a clubfoot is not painful, if left untreated it may lead to permanent disability.
Following the nationwide shortage of certain ARVs and contraceptives, the Department of Health says it is committed to resolving the issues by the end of 2018.
Delegates walked out of the opening of the International AIDS Conference last night in protest when UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé took the stage.
Delhi authorities have shut all schools in the Indian capital as pollution hit nearly 30 times the World Health Organisation's safe level.
A public health emergency has been declared in New Delhi as a choking blanket of smog descends on the world's most polluted capital city.
Edendale Hospital’s doctors “are struggling like hell to save lives”.
Members of the country’s biggest medical aid scheme – government employees – are concerned about the implementation of universal healthcare.
This pioneering medicine system is environmentally sustainable and is improving access to life-saving, chronic medication for the people of the Western Cape.
After being declared the worst clinic in SA, the Limpopo Department of Health is making an effort to improve the condition of Lephepane Clinic.
Entrepreneur Neo Hutiri has come up with a simple but brilliant system that helps patients collect chronic medication in seconds rather than spending hours in queues.
Treasury is reprioritising R500m to boost the public health sector, R350m of which is being used to recruit more than 2 000 health professionals for public health facilities.
India has a serious black market blood problem — and local experts fear Facebook's well-meaning blood donation tool could make the problem worse.
EFF leader Julius Malema has joined a march demanding an improvement in the public health sector as part of the launch of the party's public healthcare campaign. Watch.
Enveloped by a choking shroud of toxic smog, New Delhi declares a public health emergency as Lahore is also covered.
Only one in six registered dentists works in the public sector.
Poor people with disabilities living in rural South Africa are particularly disadvantaged when it comes to accessing health care.
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