Five things you need to know about the new National Health...

Parliament released the NHI Bill this morning. Here is how healthcare in South Africa is likely to change.

Pathologies of pleasure: What they don’t teach you in medical school

Tlaleng Mofokeng is a doctor, writer, radio and TV presenter as well as an internationally-renowned health activist. She’s made it her...

READ: Mkhize’s speech on the National Health Insurance & women

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize spoke at an exclusive Bhekisisa event for editors on 6 August about the National Health Insurance and...

Civil society’s #MeToo moment: ‘We are complicit in creating environments that...

Civil society is supposed to be a watchdog. It’s supposed to fight for what’s right – but what happens when those...

Why there’s a bumper crop of opinions on this genetically modified...

Ghana plans to release the modified seeds this year or next. Will they benefit the small farmers they were designed for?

#HowWeWork: Between peer review, plot twists & punctuation, you’ll find our...

If you're looking for Laura López González you'll probably find her deep in an edit, hashing out a story with reporters...

National Health Insurance: Is this medical aid paving the way to...

The country’s largest closed medical scheme slashed costs of care by 12%. Here’s how they did it. 

READ: The Gauteng health department’s budget speech 2019/20

Health MEC Bandile Masuku tables his inaugural budget before the Gauteng Provincial Legislature. In the speech, areas such as health facility...

Crisis of confidence: How much does the public really trust scientists,...

Trust isn't only important when it comes to relationships. It's the difference between life or death when it comes to vaccines.

mhealth’s power & pitfalls: An SMS a day keeps teens alive

By making a devastating mistake, this clinic proved it was on the right track.