The health department won’t buy any more COVID vaccines this year. That includes Sinopharm, Sinovac and jabs for children.
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?
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.
Ben Brown tells Mia Malan about his experience of using a pill that reduces his chances of HIV infection.
A father speaks out about the terrible conditions his son died in after being removed from state-funded hospital care at Life Esidimeni.
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.
Are people with diabetes more likely to get TB? Dr Bart Willems says yes.
This is the third podcast in our ‘Me & My’ series with Dr Sindi van Zyl. In this episode Dr Sindi answers all our questions about what contraception is right for you.
Victim testimonies can be key to securing convictions. They can also be traumatic. Meet the furry friends coming to the rescue.
Our Mia Malan speaks to medical doctor Tlaleng Mofokeng about how to stay happy and healthy down there.
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.
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.'"
Sex work is selling a service, not your body, says Mariska Majoor. There's nothing sinister about it.
Only half of people with multidrug resistant TB are cured, and patients run a high risk of losing their hearing due to the drugs.
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.
Medical doctors and traditional healers often struggle to trust each other. But in this rural KZN community they learned how to work together.