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72 hours to care: The precarious road to psychiatric help

Thalia Holmes

For many people with severe mental illnesses, these special wards can be a lifeline and the first step to care — if they can get there.


'Our god is stronger' — can biodiverse Bijagós fend off evangelical threat?

Ruth Maclean

For centuries, traditional religious practices have preserved the sacred forests of the Bijagós archipelago. Now missionaries are muscling in.


Healthcare in protest: The state should heed the desperation

Bongani Majola

Violent protests at health facilities haven’t only uncovered failings, they have revealed the interconnected nature of the rights we aspire to live


WATCH: How far is South Africa in the fight against HIV and TB? Find out.

Bhekisisa team

South Africa boasts the world’s largest HIV treatment programme but are provinces ready to take the lead?


Love & other drugs: Men could make all the difference in keeping your baby HIV free

Joan van Dyk

Men can help to prevent new HIV infections by showing up for their partners. Here’s how:


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Company with false HIV 'cure' admits trial was not registered with regulatory body

Zion Medical can't explain the poor treatment Ugandan patients got as part of its 'trial' and its recent announcement may have added to the harm.


These ATMs have swopped bills for pills. Here's why.

Meet a South African getting her HIV medication at the press of a button.


Becoming: Why most medical aids don't pay for transgender care

For transgender people, gender-affirming care can be a matter of life and death. But medical aids still see it as a choice rather than a necessity.