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.
TB is not only found in the lungs. You can get TB anywhere in your body, but it is very difficult to diagnose.
Reproductive health doctor Tlaleng Mofokeng explains to Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan why age-disparate relationships make women more vulnerable to HIV.
Lionel Faull takes us inside the investigation that exposed an ARV-smuggling syndicate that have managed to escape South African justice.
There's a lot of confusion about marijuana in South Africa. Mia Malan sat down with Joan van Dyk to separate fact from fiction.
Find out which departments need to step up to make free pads a reality for people who menstruate.
The former Gauteng health MEC says it wasn't her job to visit organisations prior to transferring state patients into their care.
Across the world, the new coronavirus has hit the elderly the hardest. But in a relatively young South Africa, could age work in our favour?
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.
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.
It may come round every month, but a lot of us still don't know how our menstrual cycle works, says reproductive health doctor, Tlaleng Mofokeng.
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.
Our Mia Malan speaks to Laura Lopez Gonzalez about the recent allegations of racism at Wits Medical School.
Activists litigated to force government to give HIV-positive people antiretrovirals. Mia Malan talks to Mark Heywood about the political consequences
Laura Lopez Gonzalez speaks to Tim Modise about who might be held accountable for the tragedy.