Find out which departments need to step up to make free pads a reality for people who menstruate.
It may come round every month, but a lot of us still don't know how our menstrual cycle works, says reproductive health doctor, Tlaleng Mofokeng.
It's been over two months since a sewage pipe burst, leaving people living in this area to face serious health hazards. But the City of Cape Town is unwilling to assist.
When a naked Bulelani Qolani was dragged out of his Khayelitsha shack in June, it wasn’t the first eviction residents like him experienced — and it won’t be the last. But where must they go?
Mia Malan answers six important questions about the HIV prevention pill in three minutes.
Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan talks to HIV scientist Salim Abdool Karim about his research on risky relationships of young women and older men.
Scientists Quarraisha and Salim Abdool Karim are helping guide South Africa's response to the coronavirus outbreak. Find out what they think is in store for the country in our first webinar with our executive director Mia Malan.
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.
We speak to a young, black woman who is infertile about the stigma she faces in her community.
After 30 years of speculation about whether the three month shot makes women more likely to contract HIV, we finally have an answer.
When Ebola hit an overcrowded slum in Freetown people feared the worst. But a gang of unlikely heroes emerged to help the community.
Moon cups, reusable pads and period panties are all alternatives to disposable pads and tampons, but they may not work for everyone.
Increasing the amount of testing for COVID-19 is the best way to see how widespread the outbreak is. South Africa recently approved its third kind of coronavirus test — an antigen test. But how does it work and what sets it apart from the others on offer?
Growing up wasn’t easy for Miss Jasmine Rose Juicy, a transgender woman from the Eastern Cape. But nothing could stand in...
Those most at risk of HIV are still fighting to be heard. But there's a lot we can learn from the fight against HIV.
Joan Collins* worked as an intensive care nurse in Cape Town. But that's not the only way she made a living.