Public Health

A world of difference between private and public healthcare in South...

In South Africa, the reality of socio-economic inequality is that, often, private healthcare is reserved for those who can afford it while...

Netflix Vegan Doccie ‘The Game Changers’ Appeals To Traditional Masculinity

Nothing says ‘manly’ quite like a nice piece of rare, bloody steak, amiright? Actually, you may be wrong according to a new...

How Coronavirus Is Affecting Higher Education

The COVID-19 virus (coronavirus) has affected over 90 countries around the world. From schools to business and shops, normal life has been...

In Conversation With SA’s Youngest Doctor, Sandile Kubheka

It's always fascinating to see young people doing remarkable things. Dr Sandile Kubheka graduated medicine at the age of 20, becoming the youngest doctor...

COVID-19: Myth Busting Edition

With the announcement of a national state of disaster and a rising number of cases of COVID-19, the South African government has...

Everyone’s hyping up Ivermectin but there’s not yet conclusive evidence that...

AfriForum has brought an urgent court application against the South African Health Products Rights Regulatory Authority (Sahpra) and Health Minister Zweli...

Important Resources For The Lockdown

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on March 24 that South Africa would be going into a 21-day lockdown. These measures are being put...

Men Are Still Ashamed To Publicly Buy Sanitary Pads

For many, it’s still unusual to see men holding or buying sanitary pads. This stigma results in some men feeling uncomfortable and...

Lifelong Student Dr Ashraf Davids is a beacon of the Cape...

Mitchells Plain has long been associated with the violence of gangs, but that does not define the township. It is a vibrant,...

Gauteng health will provide nursing bursaries after all

The Gauteng department of health has rescinded their decision to stop the intake of first-year bursary nursing students. Prospective nursing students from Chris Hani...

I don’t have exes

A personal essay by Thembelihle Ngcai  I’m the only disabled person in my family. I was one of...

Final Year Medical Students Raise Concerns Around Graduation

Final year medical students are concerned they may not be able to graduate this year. As the COVID-19 lockdown continues in South...

No policy in sight to help people with albinism in SA

People with albinism continue to face stigma, health challenges and the threat of violence, and there is still no solid policy to address their...

#UnemployedDocsinSA: No jobs for doctors in a pandemic

Over 400 junior doctors are planning to sue the department of health for not employing them. Last week a letter of demand...

The Importance of International Social Work Day Amidst The COVID-19 Crisis

Tuesday, 17 March 2020 marks International Social Work amidst the global crisis on the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The coronavirus outbreak which originated in...

COVID-19 And Pregnancy: Here’s What You Need To Know

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many health issues not directly related to the virus. From access to basic healthcare to sexual health...

People with albinism need more medical assistance from government

Mafusi Tampe and Lebo Kgopane are a young couple living in Soweto with a boisterous eight-month-old girl. Both have albinism, and little Diteboho does...

COVID-19 and Women’s Health

By Sibusiso Mkwananzi, CSDA South Africa has now been included in the countries affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. It...

Dr. T’s Sexual Health And Pleasure Guide Is Deeply Political And...

“I still can’t believe that it’s only been a week since we launched,” says Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng affectionately known by most as...

Nurses Are Vital Part Of COVID-19 Response

AS TOLD TO  Bhelekazi Mdlalose is a forensic nurse working with Doctors Without Borders (MSF Southern Africa). As a...
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