Having our rights restricted by the needs of others is nothing new, because we accept that rights come with responsibilities
Misinformation and a lack of government trust threaten SA’s vaccine programme
As Elon Musk says, Covid-19 ‘is something with a very low mortality rate and high contagion’
We’ve already experienced or seen fear, loneliness, sickness and death in our own lives – but also joy, generosity and courage
What is the reason governments, including our own, are slow to act on this potential Covid-19 medicine, and aren’t we past the time where their reluctance could be justified?
By Daniel Berman and Gregory Hussey South Africa claims with pride its status as a middle-income country and economic powerhouse but when it comes to saving the lives of children through routine immunisations, we are far behind neighbouring countries. By 2010, South Africa was already spending R1.2 billion on vaccine procurement every year but child vaccination […]
The Reuters article on cancer in Africa that appeared in the Mail & Guardian on May 1 was an important reminder to all of us that while head-butting HIV and tackling TB, rushing food parcels to the malnourished thousands around the continent and battling our way through the diarrhoeas and pneumonias that plague our sickly […]