Find out what solutions have been put forward to make healthcare more efficient.

Watch: Motsoaledi launches Health Summit report on the future of NHI

Today, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi will report on the outcomes of the Presidential Health Summit held in October last year.
Heroin withdrawals: Could this drug be the answer?

Heroin withdrawals: Could this drug be the answer?

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Programmes letting people swap illegal highs for medications are popping up all over the country. Here’s how they work.

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

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

[WATCH] Will the NHI be accountable?

Watch as the health department and South African Medical Research Council bring policymakers, researchers and scientists together to talk about the nuts and bolts of implementing the National Health Insurance, including financing and accountability.

How to get doctors to work outside cities

The unequal distribution of South Africa’s doctors isn’t limited to the public vs private sector gap. Health workers' willingness to work in rural areas plays a role too. Most medical school graduates end up settling in urban areas.

[WATCH] The right people are getting into medical school: More than 90% of medical...

The pass rate for medical students is much higher than for other high entry requirement degrees such as engineering and biology. This video explains why.

[WATCH] Where SA’s specialist doctors go when managers aren’t looking

Government hospitals face shortages of specialist doctors. To make it worse, not all of them are showing up to work.
On the road: Go inside the farm clinics making sure workers are never far from care

On the road: Go inside the farm clinics making sure workers are never far...

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They're not only good for workers' health, they're good for business too.

[WATCH] What makes a good doctor? Why school marks aren’t everything

A doctor’s race and the language they speak can play a role in the kind of care they provide - depending on their patient’s race and language.
Are sex workers forced into their jobs?

Are sex workers forced into their jobs?

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Sex workers in South Africa want their profession decriminalised, a view supported by many medical professionals and civil society organisations.

Health Beat | South Africa’s NHI scheme starts hiring before the Bill is passed

Forty-four new National Health Insurance (NHI) positions, based at the national health department head office in Tshwane, will be advertised in the coming weeks and filled by January 2023.
Watch this man’s amazing transformation after he kicked heroin with the help of this

Watch this man’s amazing transformation after he kicked heroin with the help of this

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When people with diabetes inject insulin, we don't see that as an addiction. So why is opioid substitution therapy considered one?
Pollsmoor Remand: "They treated us like animals"

Pollsmoor Remand: “They treated us like animals”

Former detainees tell of being denied chronic medication and contracting diseases like TB while incarcerated in the overcrowded Cape Town facility.
WATCH: All the ways the world polices sex

WATCH: All the ways the world polices sex

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The Swedish model, legalisation, decriminalisation — does the sex work debate leave you confused? Look no further.