Will smacking your kids make them violent?video

Will smacking your kids make them violent?

Experts suggest that banning corporal punishment in the home could lead to a less violent society. Joan van Dyk explains.
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‘There is one toilet for eight COVID doctors and this is also used by...

Bhekisisa asked 29 doctors and nurses about their fears, access to protective gear and whether they’ve been tested for COVID-19
The Zika link: Small heads and brainsvideo

The Zika link: Small heads and brains

The causal link between Zika and foetal abnormalities has been confirmed.
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#TeamBhekisisa: Research, data, spreadsheets & coffee — a day in the life of our...

https://youtu.be/kzdJpSHgWvo How do you think about, measure and communicate impact as a donor-funded newsroom? — It’s all part of a day’s...
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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.

[PODCAST] Pimps, police and pills: How nurses get healthcare to sex workers

We take you into the world of brothels and show you how a clinic gets HIV prevention pills and antiretroviral drugs...
The condom showdown: We put government’s new 'love gloves' to the testvideo

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

Government goes head to head with store-bought condoms.
Leaving home means leaving family - and could have health implicationsvideo

Leaving home means leaving family – and could have health implications

Leaving home means leaving your friends, family and social support. But it's worse than that.
Deconstructing science: What journalists wantvideo

Deconstructing science: What journalists want

Health journalist, Amy Green, headed to Nairobi to sit on a panel that judged how scientists communicate their ideas to the media and the world.
Think people should have access to abortion services? Help us make it happenvideo

Think people should have access to abortion services? Help us make it happen

Sign up to be part of our survey team and help us check who is providing safe, legal abortions
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.

[Watch it again] Parts of South Africa likely to move to level three lockdown...

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to address the nation Wednesday night about the country's ongoing measures to manage the spread of...
Why you shouldn't be ashamed of your periodvideo

Why you shouldn’t be ashamed of your period

When we are socialised to believe something as natural as menstruation is dirty, those who bleed may feel embarrassed about their period.
There's more to gender than 'men' & 'women'. Here's why.video

There’s more to gender than ‘men’ & ‘women’. Here’s why.

Cisgender, transgender, non-binary. What does it all mean? We give you the low down.
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Will South Africa’s younger population lead to fewer COVID-19 deaths?

Across the world, the new coronavirus has hit the elderly the hardest. But in a relatively young South Africa, could age work in our favour?
Motsoaledi: What the NHI will mean for you - and your tax credits

Motsoaledi: What the NHI will mean for you – and your tax credits

Our Laura Lopez Gonzalez asks health minister Aaron Motsoaledi five questions about the National Health Insurance (NHI) and your medical aid.