Almost one in four babies born at public hospitals come into the world via c-section but is it costing some women their lives?
Some districts report Caesarean rates of 40%, which is much higher than the 26% national average for public hospitals.
A changing birth: What’s behind SA’s skyrocketing c-section rates?
This map tells you which districts have the country's highest c-section rates
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.