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Meet the healthcare workers filling the gap when doctors and nurses are few and...

When a rural hospital brought this woman into its multidrug-resistant TB programme, it saw a 20% jump in the people who were cured. The catch? She’s not even a doctor.
Is it dangerous to test yourself for HIV?video

Is it dangerous to test yourself for HIV?

Two years of HIV self-testing in Malawi have shown no cases of suicide, intimate partner violence or self-harm.

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...
[WATCH] Will the National Health Insurance cost you more money?video

[WATCH] Will the National Health Insurance cost you more money?

Can SA afford the NHI? And will you be able to keep seeing your doctor? Our Laura Lopez Gonzalez answers these and other questions.
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[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 able to help. Watch this video and find out more.
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The fierce & fearless glow up: ‘Screw it, I’m going to wear heels and...

Growing up wasn’t easy for Miss Jasmine Rose Juicy, a transgender woman from the Eastern Cape. But nothing could stand in...

#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...
Sex workers: 'We want to own our own brothels'video

Sex workers: ‘We want to own our own brothels’

Sex workers in the country want their profession to be decriminalised so that they can access health services without being discriminated against.
This is how a SA toddler died at the #Bosasa-run Lindelavideo

This is how a SA toddler died at the #Bosasa-run Lindela

Find out what you need to know about Bosasa’s alleged corruption in just minutes with our Joan van Dyk.
The condom showdown: We put government’s new 'love gloves' to the test

[From our archives] The condom showdown: We put government’s new ‘love gloves’ to the...

The South African department of health's free condoms go head-to-head with the name brand competition.
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Why injecting a drug user’s blood into yourself will give you HIV instead of...

The 'bluetoothing' myth recently took the media by storm. We explain why it's all risk and no high.
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Donations pour in for Diepsloot rape centre

The publication of a Mail & Guardian story has resulted in our readers helping Green Door, which counsels rape survivors
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Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone: Gaddafi and the Tripoli Boys gang help Freetown

When Ebola hit an overcrowded slum in Freetown people feared the worst. But a gang of unlikely heroes emerged to help the community.
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ICYMI: President Ramaphosa announces social, economic relief measures during COVID-19 outbreak

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to highlight economic and social relief measures for people in South Africa amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

[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...
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[Watch it again] Here’s what #Level3Lockdown will look like — and the entire...

President Cyril Ramaphosa has met with the National Command Council, political parties and other stakeholders and is now ready to tell the country how lockdown regulations will be relaxed.