We tell moms to exclusively breastfeed. But we don’t tell them about all the things that get in the way of that, including depression.
Conscientious objectors who refuse to perform abortions or related services for moral reasons may have become a law unto themselves.
HIV counsellors play a vital role in Lesotho's health system, but the money is running out.
‘I thought I’d breastfeed my baby for a year. That dream was short-lived’
Medical conscientious objectors who scupper abortions deny women their rights
Funding crisis looms large
We could be just months away from knowing whether Depo-Provera use is linked to a higher risk of HIV infection in women.
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Bhekisisa's latest policy dialogue takes a deep dive into one of the biggest challenges facing SA's HIV response at the 9th Aids conference.
Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in isiZulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.