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The condom showdown: We put government’s new 'love gloves' to the test

[From our archives] The condom showdown: We put government’s new ‘love gloves’ to the...

The South African department of health's free condoms go head-to-head with the name brand competition.
Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone: Finding my father's gravevideo

Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone: Finding my father’s grave

Time is running out for hundreds of families who may never find the final resting place of loved ones lost to Ebola.
What will happen to your medical aid under the NHI?video

What will happen to your medical aid under the NHI?

Our Mia Malan explains whether medical aids will be affordable under the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme.
Why you should care about SA's new border detention centresvideo

Why you should care about SA’s new border detention centres

Civil society organisations warn that these centres could put migrants’ rights and health at risk. Joan van Dyk explains.
[WATCH] What is compelled rape?video

[WATCH] What is compelled rape?

Sonke Gender Justice's Ariane Nevin explains the difference between rape and compelled rape and how the law treats it.
[WATCH] What is compelled rape?video

[WATCH] What does the law say about rape?

Do you know what the law says about rape in South Africa? Our Mia Malan explains the legal ins and outs in three minutes.
Nurse: 'I had to supplement my income. That’s when I got into sex work.'video

Nurse: ‘I had to supplement my income. That’s when I got into sex work.’

Joan Collins* worked as an intensive care nurse in Cape Town. But that's not the only way she made a living.
E-cigarettes: Gimmick or healthier choice?video

E-cigarettes: Gimmick or healthier choice?

E-cigarettes are taking SA by storm, but are they really better than tobacco products? Michelle Solomon talks about her vaping experience.
Find out what today's Echo Trial results could mean for people who use the Depo-Provera birth control shot.

WATCH: The long-awaited ECHO Trial results are released

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.
Chasing the dragonvideo

Chasing the dragon, stalking a virus: Life, heroin and Tshwane’s needle exchange

This programme is saving heroin users on the streets of Tshwane, one clean needle at a time.
[VIDEO] How to clear your fridge of listeriavideo

[VIDEO] How to clear your fridge of listeria

Joan van Dyk tells you what to bin and how in under two minutes.

Smoking vs vaping: Which one is worse?

Is vaping really safer than smoking? Take a look at what we really know about the recent craze some say could...
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Meet the healthcare workers filling the gap when doctors and nurses are few and...

When a rural hospital brought this woman into its multidrug-resistant TB programme, it saw a 20% jump in the people who...
[PODCAST] Your GP can prescribe a pill that will make you less likely to contract HIV

Your GP can prescribe a pill that will make you less likely to contract...

Truvada is available in SA's private health sector and is in the process of being expanded to the public sector. Mia Malan talks PrEP with Kevin Rebe.

[PODCAST] Growing up in the time of HIV: ‘The babies we saved from HIV...

As children, they escaped the virus through revolutions in medication. But today, they face an old foe again. Renowned HIV scientist...
Are sex workers forced into their jobs?video

Are sex workers forced into their jobs?

Sex workers in South Africa want their profession decriminalised, a view supported by many medical professionals and civil society organisations.