[LISTEN] This mom became a sex worker and her daughter is fine with it

[LISTEN] This mom became a sex worker and her daughter is fine with it

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Sex work is selling a service, not your body, says Mariska Majoor. There's nothing sinister about it.
PrEP user talks sex

PrEP user talks sex, condoms and HIV

Ben Brown tells Mia Malan about his experience of using a pill that reduces his chances of HIV infection.
[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.
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.
[LISTEN] Marijuana in SA: Is it really legal?

[LISTEN] Marijuana in SA: Is it really legal?

There's a lot of confusion about marijuana in South Africa. Mia Malan sat down with Joan van Dyk to separate fact from fiction.
[PODCAST] Your GP can prescribe a pill that will make you less likely to contract HIV

Your GP can prescribe a pill that will make you less likely to contract...

Truvada is available in SA's private health sector and is in the process of being expanded to the public sector. Mia Malan talks PrEP with Kevin Rebe.
Mark Heywood: 'I was pitched against the very government I had fought for'

Mark Heywood: ‘I was pitched against the very government I had fought for’

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Activists litigated to force government to give HIV-positive people antiretrovirals. Mia Malan talks to Mark Heywood about the political consequences
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.
[LISTEN] What price will Motsoaledi pay for turning against Zuma?

What price will Motsoaledi pay for turning against Zuma?

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HIV activist Mark Heywood tells Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan the president and health minister are direct opposites.
[LISTEN] What can the fight against corruption learn from the Aids struggle?

[LISTEN] What can the fight against corruption learn from the Aids struggle?

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Those most at risk of HIV are still fighting to be heard. But there's a lot we can learn from the fight against HIV.
A 10-year investigation finally fingers Southern African ARV thieves

A 10-year investigation finally fingers Southern African ARV thieves

In the late 2000s, a trio of businessmen smuggled expired ARVs from Africa into Europe and sold them at a 4 000% markup. This is why it's news now.
#LifeEsidimeni: Inside the arbitration hearings

#LifeEsidimeni: Inside the arbitration hearings

As the hearings continue this week, Laura Lopez Gonzalez speaks to Nelisiwe Msomi about the arbitration process.
‘If government can give us flavoured condoms

‘If government can give us flavoured condoms, it can give us free pads’

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Find out which departments need to step up to make free pads a reality for people who menstruate.
Can drug-resistant TB get cured?

Can drug-resistant TB get cured?

Only half of people with multidrug resistant TB are cured, and patients run a high risk of losing their hearing due to the drugs.
Why contraception and the HIV prevention pill go hand in hand

Why contraception and the HIV prevention pill go hand in hand

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

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

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Bathrooms, pronouns and growing up in a binary world. Mia Malan speaks to Demelza Bush about being genderqueer.