Me & My unplanned pregnancy

This is the second podcast in our ‘Me & My’ series with Dr Sindi van Zyl. In this episode Dr Sindi answers all our questions about what you should do if you’re pregnant.

Podcast: What does HPV mean for my sex life?

Me and My is our new podcast series for young women. In our first episode we explore what HPV means for you and your sex life: When should you get your Pap smear and how often? Can you still get vaccinated against HPV as an adult?

Will South Africa’s younger population lead to fewer COVID-19 deaths?

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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?

Will the TB vaccine you got as a baby protect you against COVID-19?

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If you’ve heard that the BCG vaccine will keep you safe from the new coronavirus, you’ve heard wrong. There’s no evidence to back this yet, says Salim Abdool Karim.

Is it time to buy a cloth mask?

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Wearing a cloth mask won’t protect you from the new coronavirus, but it will protect those around you if you’re infected. Confused? Listen to what Salim Abdool Karim had to say in his presentation.

Will SA extend its national lockdown … again?

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Listen to world-renowned epidemiologist, Salim Abdool Karim, explain what factors will determine whether or not South Africa extends its national lockdown — again.

Has lockdown worked so far?

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World renowned scientist, Salim Abdool Karim, says yes. Here's why.

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

Pimps, police and pills: Ho... by Bhekisisa Health on Scribd Music credit:Driven To Success – Scott Holmes

[PODCAST] Ruff justice: Meet the dogs helping put rapists in jail

https://www.scribd.com/document/435594880/Ruff-justice-Meet-the-dogs-helping-put-child-rapists-behind-bars-Full-Script Note: The statistic cited in this podcast that 1 in 3 South African children will have been sexually abused by their 17th birthday includes...

[PODCAST] The art of telling stories that empower readers

Read the full podcast transcript here: https://www.scribd.com/document/431697727/PODCAST-SCRIPT-The-Art-of-Telling-Stories-That-Empower-Readers

[PODCAST] X marks the spot: Mapping our way to better health

Music credit:Driven To Success – Scott Holmes Read the full script: https://www.scribd.com/document/428417704/PODCAST-SCRIPT-X-marks-the-spot-Mapping-our-way-to-better-health
The country's state emergency services are facing staff and vehicle shortages

[Podcast] Crime & Medicine: We take you on a Friday evening ride in an...

This is the first in a two-part series on medicine and security in South Africa. Check out the second story here. Read a full...
Could an implant the size of a match stick save teenage girls from HIV? Find out.

Could an implant the size of a match stick save teenage girls from HIV?...

Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan talks to HIV scientist Salim Abdool Karim about his research on risky relationships of young women and older men.
[LISTEN] You bank your money each month

[LISTEN] You bank your money each month, so why not bank your breast milk?

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We always tell moms breast is best but sometimes milk doesn't come when babies do. This breast milk bank is filling in these gaps.

Did the apartheid government inject black people with HIV? We look to science.

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This month, the New African boasts a shocking headline: "We deliberately spread Aids in South Africa." Could that be true?