Sex work and soccer: More alike than you think?video

Sex work and soccer: More alike than you think?

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?
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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....
Inside 'bluetoothing's' fake highvideo

Inside ‘bluetoothing’s’ fake high

Did you know that 'bluetoothing' puts you at risk of contracting multiple bloodborne diseases and it doesn't even get you high?
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.
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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...
#AIDS2016: Thousands march to demand sufficient global funding and treatment for allvideo

#AIDS2016: Thousands march to demand sufficient global funding and treatment for all

Ahead of the opening of the AIDS Conference, activists marched to draw attention to the 20 million people who still do not have access to treatment.
Health MEC: 'Esidimeni wasn't my responsibility'

Health MEC: ‘Esidimeni wasn’t my responsibility’

The former Gauteng health MEC says it wasn't her job to visit organisations prior to transferring state patients into their care.
Close to deathvideo

Close to death, but ‘no medication for foreigners’

Many refugees flee their own war-torn countries to find safety in South Africa. But the country is not the safe haven they think it will be.
Football is coming home at last: Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leonevideo

Football is coming home at last: Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone

After almost two years, the nation comes together to watch the national football team play its first match on home turf.
[LISTEN] Health MEC: '#LifeEsidimeni families' voices were muffled’

[LISTEN] Health MEC: ‘#LifeEsidimeni families’ voices were muffled’

New Gauteng health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa speaks about the Life Esidimeni tragedy that claimed the lives of at least 94 mental health patients.
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Men, booze and rape: What’s the link?

Studies show that there is a strong link between sexual violence and alcohol abuse. Mia Malan explains.
Forced abortions: The crime no one is talking aboutvideo

Forced abortions: The crime no one is talking about

Nomthandazo* thought her and her partner were happily expecting their first baby together. She was wrong.
The bad news doctor: Why scientists are trying to find better ways to talk to patients.

TB and diabetes: Are they linked?

Are people with diabetes more likely to get TB? Dr Bart Willems says yes.
#AIDS2016: Debra Messing on HIV self-testing in Africa and why it's important to hervideo

#AIDS2016: Debra Messing on HIV self-testing in Africa and why it’s important to her

Television star Debra Messing tells Bhekisisa's Demelza Bush why HIV is close to her heart.
Want to influence policy? Here’s how to write an op-edvideo

Want to influence policy? Here’s how to write an op-ed

Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan gives tips on how to write health comment pieces without putting your reader to sleep.
Bhekisisa: Why we’re herevideo

Bhekisisa: Why we’re here

Bhekisisa is expanding. We will tell Africa’s health stories and focus on solutions-based health journalism. Find out more here.