Investigations stretch far beyond links between health officials and Gupta-linked companies.
Why Supra Mahumapelo may hold his fate and that of his province in his hands.
Provincial medicine shortages may be just the beginning.
Striking workers say a go-slow at the province's central depot will continue until their demands are met.
Are social media algorithms designed to prey the mental health of women and people of colour?
A horrifying experience at an illegal abortion provider led Gaopalelwe Phalaetsile to use social media to help women access safe abortion services
Open defecation is a reality for many people around the world. Here's what it translates to.
Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan asks reproductive health doctor Tlaleng Mofokeng why older men prey on younger women.
Misconceptions about HIV infection and injection drug use could shut down the only project working to curb it.
But will the country be able to half its maternal mortality ratio by 2030 - in time to achieve its sustainable development goal?
Public health systems are driven by nurses. Yet, they have little authority.
Terminally ill patients in the province have little access to pain relief, or basic care. Here's one man's story.
Accusations fly as the embattled former health MEC finally testifies at the ongoing arbitration hearings.
Our Mia Malan speaks to medical doctor Tlaleng Mofokeng about how to stay happy and healthy down there.
Catch every moment as Life Esidimeni families are told how much money they will get for the loss of their loved ones.
We trace the last moments before the source of this potent bacterium was discovered.
When it comes to weaving a good yarn, the devil really is in the detail.
Long before red flags were raised, this family fell victim to listeriosis. And this week, tragedy has struck again.
Joan van Dyk tells you what to bin and how in under two minutes.
The head of the National Institute for Communicable Diseases' listeria investigation, Juno Thomas, tells us which foods to bin and how.
The health department will tell you what you should be binning and how to do it safely without causing another public health nightmare.
Everyone’s got an opinion on it but can we say the same about the facts?
Gender activists are outraged by the former finance minister’s side comments on government grants during his budget speech.
Do you know what the law says about rape in South Africa? Our Mia Malan explains the legal ins and outs in three minutes.
The new commander-in-chief has made promises, but how likely is he to deliver?
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba didn’t cut state subsidies for private medical aid members outright but your pocket may still feel the pinch
Why the world is just waking up to the power of immunisations to tackle this infectious disease and how we’re learning more with every rainy season.
Those who oversaw the removal of mental health patients could face the full wrath of the law as could those standing by as KZN's cancer care fails.
Work at a non-profit media house? Then you know your job is not just reporting anymore.
Governments and even anonymous do-gooders are stepping into fill the funding gap left by the US decision, but their pockets will never be deep enough.
This doctor returned to his home town to live, love and heal.
Until now, the national and provincial health departments have not been able to say where services are provided. Here's how we found them.
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.