According to The World Health Organisation Internationally close to 800 000 people die due to suicide every year, which is one person every 40 seconds.
Students at the University of Limpopo are among those from eleven universities across the country that have launched the roll-out plan for an HIV prevention pill, Truvada.
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases says systems are in place to detect the Black Death plague in South Africa. This follows outbreaks of three types of plague in Madagascar.
More than 500 people have died so far in a cholera epidemic that is sweeping the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.