For 25 years, scientists have wondered whether the Depo-Provera could increase people’s risk of contracting HIV. Today, we find out if it does.
After 30 years of speculation about whether the three month shot makes women more likely to contract HIV, we finally have an answer.
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 editor Mia Malan talks to HIV scientist Salim Abdool Karim about his research on risky relationships of young women and older men.
Cisgender, transgender, non-binary. What does it all mean? We give you the low down.
Nomthandazo* thought her and her partner were happily expecting their first baby together. She was wrong.
Did you know that anyone hailing from SADC has the right to be treated just like a South African?
One in three sex workers in South Africa say they’ve been raped by a police officer. Could a change in the law solve this?
Programmes letting people swap illegal highs for medications are popping up all over the country. Here’s how they work.
If you're newly diagnosed with HIV the future of your treatment looks bright.
Men who have sex with men can now take PrEP before and after sex and be protected from HIV. Here's how it works.
We always tell moms breast is best but sometimes milk doesn't come when babies do. This breast milk bank is filling in these gaps.
This month, the New African boasts a shocking headline: "We deliberately spread Aids in South Africa." Could that be true?
If you think shutting down needle exchange programmes will keep your city free of contaminated needles, think again.
Today, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi will report on the outcomes of the Presidential Health Summit held in October last year.
Sex work is selling a service, not your body, says Mariska Majoor. There's nothing sinister about it.