For many tuberculosis (TB) patients, the road to a cure begins with a simple test.
Today, South Africa is rolling out the world's best technology to pave the way towards a cure for hundreds of thousands of people with TB each year but the road to a cure is still fraught with challenges.
Take a look at the path to better health for patients battling the disease.
Have something to say? Tweet or Facebook us on @Bhekisisa_MG
We can achieve a TB-free South Africa, but it’s time to pick up the pace
United Nations' first high-level meeting on TB could usher in a new world order
SA scores new medicine worth millions – for free
In this township, alcohol makes violent men close to three times more likely to rape a woman.
As the death toll rises, we look at the people, the policies and the politicians at the centre of this national tragedy.
Finally capping its own medics, the country must now retain them and coax them into rural areas.
Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in Zulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.