It’s official. Austerity budgets may be here to stay. Here’s how South Africa should be working with what it’s got to provide healthcare.
Provincial medicine shortages may be just the beginning.
Once slices of the healthcare funding pie are dished out to provinces, there is little control over how this money is spent to benefit the rural poor.
What to do about South Africa's unemployed doctors
Missing medicines and missing money: Why a bigger crisis looms in North West
Radical transformation begins with fixing how we fund healthcare in remote areas
We invite you to our Policy Dialogue at the 9th annual Aids Conference.
Since the country’s rollout, less than a quarter of people who’ve started taking the HIV prevention pill are young women — despite high HIV rates.
Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan asks reproductive health doctor Tlaleng Mofokeng why older men prey on younger women.
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.