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.
[PODCAST] Old rites, new ways: How traditional healers were able to diagnose more patients...
Medical doctors and traditional healers often struggle to trust each other. But in this rural KZN community they learned how to work together.
[LISTEN] Has lockdown worked so far?
World renowned scientist, Salim Abdool Karim, says yes. Here's why.
[PODCAST] The illegal cigarette business: How does it work?
Tax expert and whistleblower Johann van Loggerenberg explains the dirty details of how tobacco companies manage to dodge the taxman.
[PODCAST] The art of telling stories that empower readers
In 2016, Bhekisisa started to do solutions journalism. But what is it? "Think Sherlock Holmes or Agatha Christie," David Bornstein from the Solutions Journalism Network tells Bhekisisa's editor Mia Malan. "These are stories that answer 'the how.'"
[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.
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.
[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.
#LifeEsidimeni: What will arbitration mean for the families?
Laura Lopez Gonzalez speaks to Tim Modise about who might be held accountable for the tragedy.
[PODCAST] Money troubles: Why SA can’t afford COVID vaccines for children 5 to 11
The health department won’t buy any more COVID vaccines this year. That includes Sinopharm, Sinovac and jabs for children.
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.
[PODCAST] Pimps, police and pills: How nurses get healthcare to sex workers
We take you into the world of brothels and show you how a clinic gets HIV prevention pills and antiretroviral drugs to sex workers in an environment where they don't have to fear being arrested.
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.
[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.
[PODCAST] A fitness guide for young & old. How to extend your life in...
Should you exercise a lot, or a little? Should it be in the morning or at night? Go with Mia Malan and Jon Patricios as they cut through the fads in this easy guide to heart health.
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.