[WATCH] What you need to know about SA’s new HIV drug

The new medicine, launching today, will be part of a three-in-one pill, but it might not be for everyone.

[WATCH LIVE] What you need to know about SA’s new HIV drug

Tomorrow, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize is expected to announce the rollout of a new blockbuster HIV drug called dolutegravir. But the...

Smoking vs vaping: Which one is worse?

Is vaping really safer than smoking? Take a look at what we really know about the recent craze some say could...

[WATCH] In Marikana’s shadow, sexual violence is no stranger. Meet the men taking a...

In Marikana, distance from clinics prevents victims from getting medical assistance. But this all-male crew are bridging the gaps.

#HowWeWork: Dylan Bush. The one Bhekisisa team member who might finally be ready for...

Meet the person who is usually behind the camera rather than in front of it and find out what it takes...

[VIDEO] Paw patrol: These pooches are helping put child abusers behind bars

For child victims of sexual abuse, testifying in court can be scary and traumatic. Turns out, our furry friends may be...

[WATCH LIVE] Bhekisisa editor-in-chief talks donor-funded journalism at Oxford University

Watch as Mia Malan presents a public lecture entitled, "Healing words: Innovations in health reporting" at the world-renowned Reuters Institute for...

[VIDEO] Why spanking your children is bad for them

Think spanking your kid is harmless and plan on ignoring last month's Constitutional Court ruling banning corporal punishment at home? You...
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Are there really HIV drugs in nyaope?

We did a little digging and asked the questions you really want to know: Like can HIV medication really get you...
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Tap, fire, PrEP: Check out the little blue pill that’s been missing from your...

Getting busy on Grindr? You might want to think about the little pill that could protect you from HIV infection.
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#HowWeWork: Take a journey behind the scenes at Bhekisisa with our programme associate

Part of her job is working behind the scenes to help our reporters do their jobs. Meet Bhekisisa’s innovative programme associate.
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#HowWeWork: Tea, research and narrative features — these are a few of Joan van...

Our Joan van Dyk explains what a day in the life of a health journalist looks like.
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#HowWeWork: Between peer review, plot twists & punctuation, you’ll find our deputy editor

If you're looking for Laura López González you'll probably find her deep in an edit, hashing out a story with reporters...
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#HowWeWork: Tweets, posts, community meetings? She’s got you. Meet our Jill of all trades

Our Roxy de Villiers explains how she manages our social media accounts, writes for our site and develops new strategies all...

WATCH: Zweli Mkhize presents the health budget and the National Health Insurance Bill

Mkhize's inaugural budget speech is expected to focus on the National Health Insurance Bill. The legislation, approved by Cabinet, is expected...
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Pills for bills: Now you can get your medication at an ATM near you

South Africa has become the first country in the world to introduce ATM-like machines that dispense medicine instead of money.