Only half of people with multidrug resistant TB are cured, and patients run a high risk of losing their hearing due to the drugs.
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.
If you're a young woman, would you take a two-in-one HIV prevention pill? Mia Malan and Kevin Rebe talk PrEP and contraception.
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.
Refugees flee war-torn countries for SA, only to face more heartache and discrimination. Often their only hope lies with civil society.
It's not yet known why prostate cancer affects black men worse than their white counterparts, but if you're a black man over 40, get yourself checked.
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder is a diagnosable mental health condition. Never heard of it? You're not alone.
Gladys has hypertension, a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, the most deadly non-communicable disease in the world.
Lionel Faull takes us inside the investigation that exposed an ARV-smuggling syndicate that have managed to escape South African justice.
For six months Bankolay Turay and his sweetheart could only communicate via phone and text as the the Ebola crisis swept across West Africa.
How HIV experts may be able to help crack the code and find SA's missing TB patients.
The causal link between Zika and foetal abnormalities has been confirmed.
TB treatment is available for free in South Africa. But 20% of people are never diagnosed and spread the disease unknowingly.
Bathrooms, pronouns and growing up in a binary world. Mia Malan speaks to Demelza Bush about being genderqueer.
TB is not only found in the lungs. You can get TB anywhere in your body, but it is very difficult to diagnose.
Bhekisisa's director and editor, Mia Malan, reflects on the last time SA hosted the conference and what to expect from this year's event.