[WATCH] Will the National Health Insurance cost you more money?video

[WATCH] Will the National Health Insurance cost you more money?

Can SA afford the NHI? And will you be able to keep seeing your doctor? Our Laura Lopez Gonzalez answers these and other questions.
How to spot an illegal abortionvideo

How to spot an illegal abortion

Here are three ways to tell whether or not you might be going for an abortion at an illegitimate practitioner.
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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.
What if you don’t identify as a man or a woman?

What if you don’t identify as a man or a woman?

Bathrooms, pronouns and growing up in a binary world. Mia Malan speaks to Demelza Bush about being genderqueer.
What will happen to your medical aid under the NHI?video

What will happen to your medical aid under the NHI?

Our Mia Malan explains whether medical aids will be affordable under the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme.
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.
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.

[WATCH LIVE] What you need to know about SA’s new HIV drug

Tomorrow, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize is expected to announce the rollout of a new blockbuster HIV drug called dolutegravir. But the...
E-cigarettes: Gimmick or healthier choice?video

E-cigarettes: Gimmick or healthier choice?

E-cigarettes are taking SA by storm, but are they really better than tobacco products? Michelle Solomon talks about her vaping experience.
#AIDS2016 - It's a wrap: How medical and social solutions come togethervideo

#AIDS2016 – It’s a wrap: How medical and social solutions come together

As the conference winds down, Mia Malan tells us how medical solutions alone will not help us beat HIV.
Watch this man’s amazing transformation after he kicked heroin with the help of thisvideo

Watch this man’s amazing transformation after he kicked heroin with the help of this

When people with diabetes inject insulin, we don't see that as an addiction. So why is opioid substitution therapy considered one?
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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.
Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone: The baby is oursvideo

Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone: The baby is ours

Many families faced financial hardship during the outbreak. Some men took advantage of young girls, offering support in return for sex.
Kala azar: The killer disease nobody knows about.video

Kala azar: The killer disease nobody knows about

Kala azar is endemic in parts of South Sudan and affects mostly the poor and disenfranchised. A simple jab could control it, but not in this country.
[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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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...