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.
If South Africa is serious about being able to supply anti-pandemic vaccines in future, it needs to rethink the scale of financial, technical and strategic investment into vaccine production.
Over nine months into COVID-19 outbreak in Nigeria, there are concerns about how well the country has managed the disease pandemic and how this might affect its handling of other diseases.
Vaccinating tens of millions of people will be very difficult.
Hospitals across the continent have few resources. A new study shows the consequences.