#LifeEsidimeni: What will arbitration mean for the families?

#LifeEsidimeni: What will arbitration mean for the families?

Laura Lopez Gonzalez speaks to Tim Modise about who might be held accountable for the tragedy.

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.
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.

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

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[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.

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.
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.
[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.
[LISTEN] Health MEC: '#LifeEsidimeni families' voices were muffled’

[LISTEN] Health MEC: ‘#LifeEsidimeni families’ voices were muffled’

New Gauteng health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa speaks about the Life Esidimeni tragedy that claimed the lives of at least 94 mental health patients.
[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.

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?
HIV is spreading faster among teenage girls and young women than in any other group in South Africa.

[LISTEN] Why are women in ‘blesser-like’ relationships more likely to contract HIV?

Reproductive health doctor Tlaleng Mofokeng explains to Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan why age-disparate relationships make women more vulnerable to HIV.

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.
Zika: What you need to know

Zika: What you need to know

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Where did the Zika virus come from, and just how closely linked to microcephaly is it? SA's National Institute for Communicable Diseases explains all.
How an international syndicate profited from Southern Africa's HIV epidemics

How an international syndicate profited from Southern Africa’s HIV epidemics

Lionel Faull takes us inside the investigation that exposed an ARV-smuggling syndicate that have managed to escape South African justice.