[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.
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.
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] You bank your money each month

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

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.
Depression and anxiety are common amongst TB patients and a UCT study says counselling is needed to keep sufferers on treatment.

Most South Africans have the TB germ – so why aren’t they sick?

About 80% of people have the TB germ inside their bodies, but that doesn't mean they will all develop the disease.
#LifeEsidimeni: 'There may still be uncounted bodies in state mortuaries'

#LifeEsidimeni: ‘There may still be uncounted bodies in state mortuaries’

The health ombudsman has found 94 mental health patients died because of state negligence. Laura Lopez Gonzalez tells Mia Malan what happened.
[PODCAST] Each one teach one: Doctors

[PODCAST] Each one teach one: Doctors, traditional healers tackle psychiatric illness

Medical doctors and traditional healers often struggle to trust each other. But in this rural KZN community they learned how to work together.
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.
[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.
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.
What if you don’t identify as a man or a woman?

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

Bathrooms, pronouns and growing up in a binary world. Mia Malan speaks to Demelza Bush about being genderqueer.
‘If government can give us flavoured condoms

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

Find out which departments need to step up to make free pads a reality for people who menstruate.
#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.
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.
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...

Here’s how paramedics are fighting for their own lives so they can save yours. This is the first...
[LISTEN] What price will Motsoaledi pay for turning against Zuma?

[LISTEN] What price will Motsoaledi pay for turning against Zuma?

HIV activist Mark Heywood tells Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan the president and health minister are direct opposites.