[LISTEN] How (not) to clean your vagina

[LISTEN] How (not) to clean your vagina

Our Mia Malan speaks to medical doctor Tlaleng Mofokeng about how to stay happy and healthy down there.

Why SA needs the anti-HIV injection — for R120 a pop

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The HIV prevention injection called long-acting cabotegravir (aka CAB-LA), currently costs more than R300 000 per person for a year's supply in the United...

[PODCAST] When will COVID end? Prof Abdool Karim explains

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How long are the gaps between the end of one COVID wave and the start of another? In South Africa, it’s been about three months consistently, says epidemiologist Salim Abdool Karim.
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.
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...
Non-lung TB

Non-lung TB, the silent killer

TB is not only found in the lungs. You can get TB anywhere in your body, but it is very difficult to diagnose.

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?

[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
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.

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.

Me & My sex life: How and when to get tested

This is the fourth podcast in our ‘Me & My’ series with Dr Sindi van Zyl. In this episode, Dr Sindi answers all our questions about what to do if you think you have a sexually transmitted infection.
‘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.

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?
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.
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