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?
Just like your medical scheme, the National Health Insurance scheme will buy health services on your behalf. But in new ways....
Did you know that 'bluetoothing' puts you at risk of contracting multiple bloodborne diseases and it doesn't even get you high?
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.
Growing up wasn’t easy for Miss Jasmine Rose Juicy, a transgender woman from the Eastern Cape. But nothing could stand in...
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.
The former Gauteng health MEC says it wasn't her job to visit organisations prior to transferring state patients into their care.
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.
After almost two years, the nation comes together to watch the national football team play its first match on home turf.
New Gauteng health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa speaks about the Life Esidimeni tragedy that claimed the lives of at least 94 mental health patients.
Studies show that there is a strong link between sexual violence and alcohol abuse. Mia Malan explains.
Nomthandazo* thought her and her partner were happily expecting their first baby together. She was wrong.
Are people with diabetes more likely to get TB? Dr Bart Willems says yes.
Television star Debra Messing tells Bhekisisa's Demelza Bush why HIV is close to her heart.
Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan gives tips on how to write health comment pieces without putting your reader to sleep.
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