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[LISTEN] 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?

Why we’re saying goodbye to our daily COVID updates

Bhekisisa has published a COVID-19 infographic every day for more than two years. This project is now coming to an end. Find out what it took to distil the health department’s data into bite-sized chunks.

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

Victim testimonies can be key to securing convictions. They can also be traumatic. Meet the furry friends coming to the rescue.
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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.
[LISTEN] What can the fight against corruption learn from the Aids struggle?

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

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.
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[LISTEN] 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.

[LISTEN] The world’s biggest HIV & TB programme has a new goal: Happiness

What do researchers, experts and policymakers think of South Africa’s new five-year action plan for HIV, TB and STIs?
#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.
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[LISTEN] 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] Growing up in the time of HIV: ‘The babies we saved from HIV...

As children, they escaped the virus through revolutions in medication. But today, they face an old foe again. Renowned HIV scientist Salim Abdool Karim sits down with Mia Malan to explain why their story is the story of Africa’s HIV epidemic.

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

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.
Can drug-resistant TB get cured?

[LISTEN] 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.

[LISTEN] Will SA extend its national lockdown … again?

Listen to world-renowned epidemiologist, Salim Abdool Karim, explain what factors will determine whether or not South Africa extends its national lockdown — again.
PrEP: The dos and don'ts of using an HIV prevention pill safely and effectively

[LISTEN] PrEP: The dos and don’ts of using an HIV prevention pill safely and...

Daily PrEP use can lower your risk of getting HIV from sex by about 90%. Kevin Rebe tells Mia Malan how to use PrEP properly.
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’

Activists litigated to force government to give HIV-positive people antiretrovirals. Mia Malan talks to Mark Heywood about the political consequences

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

A small private healthcare clinic on a farm in Delmas is paving the way for better patient care using new data technology.