Public Health

May 9th, 2018 Natasha Salant, a law graduate from the University of Cape Town, currently interning at the Rural Health Advocacy Project writes in a Bhekisisa report. “About 200m from where I work in Rosebank, Johannesburg, there is a private clinic housing a...

April 25th, 2018 The worldwide resurgence of malaria, which kills half a million people a year, has sparked philanthropists, business leaders and ministers from donor and malaria-affected countries to pledge $4.1bn to drive research and innovation and improve access...

March 21st, 2018 A US study of transcontinental flights found that Passengers seated within one row and within two seats laterally of a passenger with flu had an 80% or greater probability of becoming infected. Infectious crew members could infect an average of 4.6...

March 21st, 2018 South Africa is less than two weeks away from implementing the hard-won tax on sugary drinks. Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said now that “we’ve got a foot in the door” he will strengthen the government’s fight against the negative health...
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