A new TB vaccine is the first to show a 50% reduction in new TB cases

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

Bhekisisa is live blogging from New York this week as heads of state including Cyril Ramaphosa sign the world's first UN declaration on TB.


What to expect from the world’s first high-level UN meeting on TB

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

Ramaphosa and Motsoaledi are expected to draw high praise at a UN meeting this week. Find out why.


Show us the data: Bhekisisa responds to #BigTobacco

Dear Tisa, you have a point but we’ve got a reason to be wary.


'I told Mahlangu, you must leave the country, go into exile for two years.'

In Life Esidimeni, we can see the ghosts of our past. Read why.


Why the world may force women to choose: No birth control, no ARVs

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

A new drug could save 25 000 women living with HIV but could it come at the cost of their babies lives?


Mahlangu, Hlongwa elected to top Gauteng ANC body

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

The pair continues to survive politically despite being implicated in deadly mismanagement and graft during their tenures as Gauteng health MECs.


Too much of a good thing: SA's epidemic of over-treatment is paying off for hospitals

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

Is a lack of competition fuelling unnecessary care at your expense?


Hlongwa responds to SIU report: ‘I arranged to hand myself over to the Hawks’

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

The chief whip says recent media reports were first to alert him that the SIU had completed its investigation into alleged corruption under his watch.


Health department expects to be sued over proposed NHI changes

‘I can’t mention who are the parties I am expecting litigation from but I can assure I know who they are.'


Limos & spas: SIU reveals details of ANC chief whip Hlongwa's role in R1.2b graft

When he was the Gauteng Health MEC, Brian Hlongwa brought the department to its knees, the Special Investigations Unit has found.