Some pharmacists will be doing their community service at private pharmacies amid a shortage of posts.
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A new injectable drug could change the face of HIV prevention and the revolution might start right here in South Africa.
Find out which departments need to step up to make free pads a reality for people who menstruate.
Prostate cancer accounts for nearly a quarter of all cancers in black men. Find out how to protect yourself and the ones you love.
This year wasn’t pretty but from its ashes may rise important scientific advances that could change the course of history.
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Warning, this article contains sensitive details about Father Christmas. Kids, look away.
A national policy on sexual assault has been in draft form for years. Now, the country now has the chance to put survivors of sexual violence first.
South Africa is one of just 23 countries globally that supports HIV self-testing. Find out how to take an HIV test at home.
When Thami Mabuza found a lump in his chest, he never could have imagined it was breast cancer.
A new study argues a teacher's health habits could influence pupils'choices.
The ability to bear children continues to decide many women's social standing and inheritance.
Nearly 90% of terminations of pregnancies are performed in developing countries.
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Pontsho Pilane recently presented a proposal to Parliament to introduce free pads for poor people who menstruate. Here’s what she learned.
If it works, the world's latest HIV vaccine candidate may make it to market quicker than we think - and become a routine childhood vaccination
Jane Mahlangu is set to become one of the first 100 people in South Africa to receive an experimental jab that could prevent HIV - and make history
Recently the first participants in the HVTN 702 study received jabs of a vaccine that could stop HIV in its tracks
The World Health Organisation hopes take-home tests will increase the number of the people who know their HIV status
Mia Malan answers six important questions about the HIV prevention pill in three minutes.
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On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Bhekisisa is launching a free gender-based violence helpline in Diepsloot
Read an excerpt from the award-winning story that kick-started a campaign to link survivors of rape and gender-based violence to care.
One tiny protein may hold the secret to ending the HIV pandemic.
Care workers may be the backbone of community health care but they sure aren’t paid like it
Could do-it-yourself birth control injections take off in South Africa?
Science knows more than ever about how to use HIV treatment to prevent new infections but will it be enough to end Aids?
Is South Africa breeding a nation of abusers and victims? Mia Malan interrogates why sexual violence in the country is so prevalent.
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More than 200 newly qualified doctors may be left with worthless degrees if provinces can't raise funds for internship positions
Blood donations are scant in South Sudan as the process is frowned upon and treated with suspicion by locals.
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.