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Q&A with South Africans working at Doctors Without Borders

Spanning the globe, the international organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) – Doctors Without Borders in English – helps those affected by natural disasters or...

Circus concert to tackle HIV stigma

zip-zap---thumbCape Town's Zip Zap Circus works with HIV-positive youth. A concert in conjunction with Médecins Sans Frontières and the Treatment Action Campaign on World Aids Day will promote putting condoms in schools, sticking to your treatment and overturning the stigma of the virus.

Circus concert to tackle HIV stigma

zip-zap---thumbCape Town's Zip Zap Circus works with HIV-positive youth. A concert in conjunction with Médecins Sans Frontières and the Treatment Action Campaign on World Aids Day will promote putting condoms in schools, sticking to your treatment and overturning the stigma of the virus.

The battle against Big Pharma for cheap drugs

Drug makers are fighting attempts to change the patent laws in South Africa that would allow cheaper generics on to the market – life-saving medication to treat life-threatening diseases. There is precedent for the country, however, in a ruling by the Indian Supreme Court over the patent for cancer drug Gleevec.

The battle against Big Pharma for cheap drugs

Drug makers are fighting attempts to change the patent laws in South Africa that would allow cheaper generics on to the market – life-saving medication to treat life-threatening diseases. There is precedent for the country, however, in a ruling by the Indian Supreme Court over the patent for cancer drug Gleevec.

Doctors Without Borders treat Ebola, one patient at a time

Amidst the fear and hysteria around the Ebola outbreak in parts of West Africa, Doctors Without Borders is stretched to its limits treating patients. It needs supplies, but most importantly, the organisation believes accurate information about the disease, like the fact that survivors develop a 10-year immunity, will contain its spread.

Doctors Without Borders asks if you can make the #ToughDecisions

When choosing who to treat while under fire, Doctors Without Borders medics make life-altering decisions every day. Now the organisation asks if ordinary South Africans can handle those decisions, and to support the heroes who do.

Series broadcast first for SA women’s cricket

In a first for women's cricket in South Africa, the Momentum Proteas' broadcast partner, SuperSport International, has announced that the team's three-match T20 series against England, starting in Chelmsford on Monday, will be broadcast live.

Series broadcast first for SA women’s cricket

In a first for women's cricket in South Africa, the Momentum Proteas' broadcast partner, SuperSport International, has announced that the team's three-match T20 series against England, starting in Chelmsford on Monday, will be broadcast live.

Inspiring women on this week’s episode of Play Your Part

With August being Women's Month, this Sunday's episode of the Play Your Part TV series looks at a few inspiring South African women who are Playing a Part by making a difference in their respective fields of life.