Despite it being a natural reproductive cycle, menstruation is still a basis for stigmatisation, abuse, exclusion, and shame. Additionally, period poverty and the inability to afford the menstrual products needed to manage health and hygiene with dignity, is not resolved in many parts of the world. Not even when a global pandemic exacerbated the situation.
A highlight of this pandemic is how quickly effective vaccines were developed and rolled out.
People want to talk about how they conceptualise good health as much as they want to explain what caused them to become sick.
As Zimbabwe’s public healthcare system continues to crumble, many pregnant women are turning to independent midwives to deliver their children.
Criminalising suicide directs resources towards punishment which has no significant deterrent effect.
In this last episode of our three part storytelling series, Timothy Phiri sneaks out of home and attends a party, flouting both national lockdown regulations and rules set by his own parents. Find out how the family deals with yet another challenge in this finale.
Based on the lockdown experiences of the Phiri family, mourning the loss of a loved one during the pandemic, episode two focusses on dispelling some rampant myths and misinformation.
Covid-19 vaccines are coming to South Africa. Here are questions and answers about the vaccine.
The African Vaccine Acquisition Task Team recently secured a provisional 270 million vaccine doses for African countries.