traditional healers

Traditional medicine in the academy is a reality

Exnevia Gomo

The UKZN traditional medicine laboratory aims to become a centre of excellence


Sangomas learn to meld muti with conventional medicine

Ina Skosana

Traditional and Western healers team up to treat patients with HIV and tuberculosis because many people consult more than one health system.


Where tradition meets modern medicine

There has been tension between traditional and modern medicine, but is there space for the two to work together?


Sangomas' power challenges state

Jeremy Kuper

An anthropologist schooled in traditional healing, Professor Robert Thornton, says it is deeply rooted in ideas and not science.


Prudence Mabele: "I have seen ARVs save lives"

Ina Skosana

Mabele helped lead the fight for antiretrovirals in SA. A memorial service will be held for her today. This was her last interview with Bhekisisa.