People with albinism in Malawi face kidnapping and mutilation because of misguided beliefs that they can bring wealth.
Amy Green speaks to Carla Zille, a deaf mentor at Hi Hopes, about the importance of early intervention for the development of language in children.
Courts ruled for compensation for gold miners affected by silicosis, but what about the impact years of caring for the sick had on women and children?
Women in Somaliland speak out about their experiences of female genital mutilation. One NGO that is working to eliminate this horrific practice.
E-cigarettes are taking SA by storm, but are they really better than tobacco products? Michelle Solomon talks about her vaping experience.
Former Bhekisisa reporter, Amy Green, explains what the top five forms of contraception on the continent are, and why.
Refugees flee war-torn countries for SA, only to face more heartache and discrimination. Often their only hope lies with civil society.
Ever wondered how journalists report on such horrific stories? Ina Skosana explains the process.
Former detainees tell of being denied chronic medication and contracting diseases like TB while incarcerated in the overcrowded Cape Town facility.
The causal link between Zika and foetal abnormalities has been confirmed.
Many refugees flee their own war-torn countries to find safety in South Africa. But the country is not the safe haven they think it will be.
Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan gives tips on how to write health comment pieces without putting your reader to sleep.
Kala azar is endemic in parts of South Sudan and affects mostly the poor and disenfranchised. A simple jab could control it, but not in this country.
Is mobile technology the malaria-fighting secret weapon Africa’s been waiting for?
Health journalist, Amy Green, headed to Nairobi to sit on a panel that judged how scientists communicate their ideas to the media and the world.
Bhekisisa is expanding. We will tell Africa’s health stories and focus on solutions-based health journalism. Find out more here.