Multimedia

Videos and Podcasts

How to prevent HIV with a pillvideo

How to prevent HIV with a pill

Mia Malan answers six important questions about the HIV prevention pill in three minutes.
Does mixing sex and alcohol make it easier to get HIV?video

Does mixing sex and alcohol make it easier to get HIV?

How does your drinking affect your sex life? And can HIV infection be linked to alcohol consumption? Mia Malan gives you the facts.
Phindi on datingvideo

Phindi on dating, sex and being born with HIV

Youth delegate at the world Aids conference Phindile Sithole-Spong talks about reclaiming her sexuality after learning she was born with HIV.
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.
The Council for Medical Schemes estimates that fraud

Blessers and blessees: Why do we have so many?

Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan asks reproductive health doctor Tlaleng Mofokeng why older men prey on younger women.
How to test for HIV at homevideo

How to test for HIV at home

South Africa is one of just 23 countries globally that supports HIV self-testing. Find out how to take an HIV test at home.
This is how a SA toddler died at the #Bosasa-run Lindelavideo

This is how a SA toddler died at the #Bosasa-run Lindela

Find out what you need to know about Bosasa’s alleged corruption in just minutes with our Joan van Dyk.
[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.
video

Why do men rape?

Is South Africa breeding a nation of abusers and victims? Mia Malan interrogates why sexual violence in the country is so prevalent.
HIV is spreading faster among teenage girls and young women than in any other group in South Africa.

[LISTEN] Why are women in ‘blesser-like’ relationships more likely to contract HIV?

Reproductive health doctor Tlaleng Mofokeng explains to Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan why age-disparate relationships make women more vulnerable to HIV.
[LISTEN] Clueless about your period? There are consequences

[LISTEN] Clueless about your period? There are consequences

It may come round every month, but a lot of us still don't know how our menstrual cycle works, says reproductive health doctor, Tlaleng Mofokeng.
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.
#WhyThisMatters Why should South Africa decriminalise sex work?video

#WhyThisMatters Why should South Africa decriminalise sex work?

Decriminalising sex work could help avert almost half of all new HIV infections globally among workers and clients in the next 10 years.

[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...
Black students in medical schools: Is there a problem?

Black students in medical schools: Is there a problem?

Our Mia Malan speaks to Laura Lopez Gonzalez about the recent allegations of racism at Wits Medical School.
[From our archives] 6 things you should know about rabiesvideo

Six things you should know about rabies

To mark World Rabies Day, here are six things you probably don't know about the disease.