Sub-Saharan Africa continues to bear the highest burden and new infections of HIV among young people are on the rise, says South Africa's Deputy President, Kgalema Motlanthe.
- Crystal van Vyk
Better school results, increased productivity, long-term economic growth and social cohesion are some of the benefits South Africa can gain by investing early in children, a new report on the state of the country's children says.
- Lawrence Quartey
Tuberculosis is no longer among the 10 leading causes of death, but heart diseases remain the number one cause, the World Health Organisation's (WHO) updated list of leading causes of death worldwide has said.
- Rosemary Nwaebuni
Corruption and apathy among professionals, as well as inadequate supplies, in the public health sector of Nigeria's Delta State have led to inane service delivery leaving many victims in their wake.