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AP

Bid to curb deaths from breast cancer

October is Breast Health Awareness Month and women all over the world are looking at ways to detect breast cancer early and optimise treatment

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REUTERS

Delays scupper cure chances

About one in 35 South African women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetimes

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AP

Risking all for life-saving drug

TB sufferers break the law to get treatment

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Hard task for Iraqi leader
September 10 2014 at 11:25

Hopes that new prime minister will save country from collapse

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Emotional farewell to man who oversaw water roll-out
September 9 2014 at 11:41

Neil Macleod finally packs up his office and heads into retirement

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Durban waste water ‘is safe to drink’
September 9 2014 at 10:14

It’s all about chemistry, says sanitation expert

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Myanmar’s health system fails Aids sufferers
September 8 2014 at 12:37

The country has one of the world’s worst health care systems, with tens of thousands dying each year because treatment is lacking for many diseases, including Aids

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Balancing act for new head
September 5 2014 at 11:47

While Dr Albert van Jaarsveld sympathises with protesting students, UKZN’s vice-chancellor-elect wants to stabilise debt and build the institution’s research capacity, writes Sihle Mlambo

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Lesons from Brazil’s maternal milk banks
September 4 2014 at 12:08

Brazilian chemist has turned Brazilian Milk Bank Network into a model studied by other countries and credited with helping slash infant mortality by two thirds

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Front line fighters
September 2 2014 at 10:41

Kenyan commandos are at the forefront of the rhino poaching conflict, writes Aymeric Vincenot

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In the swim to save the seven seas
September 2 2014 at 08:53

Now hard work starts: Pugh

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Learning from Britain’s NHS
September 2 2014 at 08:22

The lion’s share of the country’s health-care spending benefits a fraction of the population. Zohra Mohamed Teke speaks to Lord Nigel Crisp, former head of the UK’s National Health Service, about what Sou... Read Story
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Doubts remain over Mozambique peace deal
September 1 2014 at 10:27

Coming elections could determine whether the peace would be permanent

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