The United Nations Population Fund is the world’s largest provider of contraception to poor countries. The UK’s cuts to the agency are almost three times more severe than anything imposed…
In the current Covid-19 pandemic, the power to produce a vaccine from its earliest stages still defines which countries have a vaccine and which nations will recover sooner.
Interim results show that Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose vaccine was 85% effective in preventing severe Covid-19 no matter what the variant. Photo credit: Biovac Institute Covid-19 vaccines made by pharmaceutical…
A global shift in policy could be a lifesaver as nations on the continent struggle with the rising costs of Covid-19, both in terms of lives and economies. The majority…
Even before the world has found a COVID-19 vaccine, rich countries have staked their claim to the first doses. Here is what history can teach us about the quest for a fair shot at what remains.
In South Africa, two outbreaks are colliding and one thing may shape the future of both.
Sudáfrica, el país con más presencia del virus, iniciará un nuevo tratamiento en septiembre. ¿Qué consecuencias tiene esto para los pacientes y, especialmente, para las mujeres?
On 22 July 2019, the World Health Organisation approved the use of the new antiretroviral dolutegravir for use among young women.
At least 141 mental health patients. As officials take the stand as part of arbitration hearings, a disturbing thread runs through their testimonies.
A maximum security jail in Cape Town is one of nine seeing positive results from a mindfulness programme, reports Bhekisisa