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[WATCH] Who will pay for the NHI — will it work like your medical...

Just like your medical scheme, the National Health Insurance scheme will buy health services on your behalf. But in new ways....
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Why preventing TB could be as easy as 1, 2, 3HP

https://youtu.be/g6Ciy4JpH9Q In April, South Africa is expected to roll out a new and easier way to prevent the leading cause of...
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‘Why do you want to be a woman when you are not’: Love, acceptance...

In a world where transgender people face stigma and discrimination every day, these clinics are trying to make their lives easier.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa announces 21-day national lockdown to stem coronavirus outbreak

Addressing the nation, President Cyril Ramaphosa announces a far-reaching economic package to safeguard livelihoods during the lockdown as the country looks to...
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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...
Premier David Makhura

Gauteng homeless to shelter at schools during lockdown, school holidays may be scrapped

With more than 300 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus, Gauteng continues to be the epicentre of the country's outbreak. Find...
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#HowWeWork: What’s it like to run a health journalism centre? Ask Mia Malan

Meet the woman who started Bhekisisa way back in 2013. Killer narrative feature writer and donor-funded journalism extraordinaire.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa

‘Do not violate the rights of our people’: Ramaphosa tells army ahead of lockdown

At midnight tonight, South Africa will become the latest country across the world to institute a national lockdown to control the...
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Inside South Africa’s quest for an HIV vaccine in under two minutes

The Uhambo vaccine trial may be over but South Africa’s search for a jab that could prevent HIV globally isn’t.

WATCH NOW: National COVID-19 taskforce briefs nation on status of the coronavirus lockdown

As day one of the country's 21-day lockdown draws to a close, ministers are expected to outline the state of the...
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The fierce & fearless glow up: ‘Screw it, I’m going to wear heels and...

Growing up wasn’t easy for Miss Jasmine Rose Juicy, a transgender woman from the Eastern Cape. But nothing could stand in...
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Will COVID-19 make people with HIV sicker than others?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgpl3wOTKns As the numbers of those infected with COVID-19 continue to rise in South Africa, we look at what this could...
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Could R40 a month buy this community its own ambulances? Here’s why it might

The Eastern Cape just slashed the number of ambulances on its roads by almost half, people are hoping R40 a month...
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Coronavirus cases top 1 300 as country heads towards massive screening campaign

President Cyril Ramaphosa will today, Monday, 30 March 2020, address the nation on the measures currently being undertaken to contain the...
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Baking your way to better: The ABCs of block therapy in the Eastern Cape

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKAn8ix1gP0 With a pinch of salt and a dash of love, these stroke patients are getting better with the help of...
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South Africa confirms almost 1400 coronavirus cases as country launches mobile testing

As South Africa's coronavirus lockdown enters its second week, the country will start testing for the new virus in communities. The...