A mother joins a trial in Cape Town to find out her risks of passing her drug-resistant form of tuberculosis on to her daughter.
What do you when patients with an airborne infectious disease are resistant to all drugs available to them? Hospitals in South Africa have limited resources and now patients are being sent home.
Using new technologies to fight drug-resistant tuberculosis––South Africa's biggest killer.
One struck pedestrian, two fender-benders and three overturned vehicles: a night with a paramedic in Cape Town.
While people around the world praised Mandela's legacy of tolerance and reconciliation, African countries still struggle with how to overcome mass killings.
Roger Thurow reflects on "the serenity of a man resolute in his convictions," a leader who walked to freedom believing that "the right of people to differ from us must be preserved."
Receiving a disability grant in South Africa can be likened to winning the lottery. HIV positive residents who are poor may be forced to choose between their life and money to feed their families.
Ntuthu, an HIV positive mother and activist, doesn’t see the virus as a curse. Her status gives her the opportunity to speak publicly against the inequalities of women with HIV.
Luleka Che started a daycare for small children to teach the lessons she wishes she had learned. Her calling is to prepare them for the reality many of the children already face—life with HIV.
Long waits and too few providers are consigning more and more women to illegal abortions.
In South Africa, a country with one of the most permissive abortion-access laws in the world, many women find it is easier—and faster—to get an illegal abortion instead.
In South Africa, HIV positive women are not encouraged to have children. Ntuthu, who is HIV positive but wanted to have a baby, found the information she needed to give birth to a healthy child.