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Multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) needs a proactive networked response, particularly when it appears together with HIV infection, an international discussion on MDR-TB heard in Johannesburg on Monday.
Increasing amounts of the drugs commonly known as tik and ice are being manufactured in South Africa, according to a United Nations report, the SABC reported on Wednesday.
The draft National Strategic Plan on HIV and AIDS aims to reduce the rate of HIV infections by 50 percent in the next five years, MPs were told on Tuesday.
A forthcoming review of pharmacy dispensing fees announced by Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang on Thursday was well received by pharmacists.
For South Africa's anti-abortion campaigners, Thursday was a day of sadness and mourning. But for the government and women's rights groups, it was a day for victory and celebration.
Shocking medical statistics should put all parents on high alert about how they are raising their children. Diets rich in junk food and sugar, television-centred lifestyles and a fear of crime in public spaces like parks are turning children and adults into overweight and highly unhealthy people.
The Health Products Association, the industry body for dietary supplements and complementary medicines, has launched a self-monitoring programme to root out products making false claims of effectiveness.
Twenty-two students too poor to afford medical studies graduated as doctors on Monday night, thanks to the South African and Cuban governments.
Johannesburg - A study by the Medical Research Council of South Africa (MRC) has found that multidrug-resistant tuberculosis can be transmitted from infected individuals to others in their environments.