Women who have been forced to go without their usual birth control shot are now facing the consequences of months-long shortages.
This tablet can help to protect the country's young women from contracting HIV.
Malawi says it will no longer enforce anti-homosexuality laws but dangerous homophobia persists on the country's streets - and in its clinics.
Find out which nordic nation radically cut teenage smoking, drinking and drug use and how they did it.
One in three French people think vaccines are unsafe, yet vaccine coverage in the country is rising. Here’s how they do it. In February...
In many ways, violence is like cholera, passing from person to person and treating it in similar ways is working to reduce it.
Many Ugandans were once refugees themselves. Now, they are 'paying back the good' and making their country one of the best in the world for refugees.
Dangerous myths persist about people living with albinism, but a community in Malawi has had enough.
You can’t visit family members with COVID-19 in hospital. So how do you find out how they’re doing? Mia Malan from the Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism documented one woman’s story.
Botched births and infections can leave many babies with a life-long inheritance: Cerebral palsy. Many will be dependent on caregivers for their entire lives,...
Unsafe terminations in Malawi may be curbed after a new law is enacted, but it’s just the first step
This silent killer stalks expecting mothers around the world and is one of the leading causes of maternal mortality in South Africa. But still,...
The illicit trade in this prescription pain killer has become the stuff of ballads and dance halls but its abuse is threatening to condemn...
In Diepsloot, Bhekisisa's Vimba! app is helping rape survivors access life-saving care and treatment.
Mia Malan describes the arduous trek an Eastern Cape woman had to undertake to get medical attention for her sick grandson.
In the first of a two-part series, a band of doctors set out to reclaim LSD and ecstasy for mental health treatments.