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.
The publication of a Mail & Guardian story has resulted in our readers helping Green Door, which counsels rape survivors
The M&G's Mia Malan spent a week in Diepsloot and spoke to rape victims, parents and councillors to understand the high rate of rape in the township.
Prudence Mabele, a sangoma and one of the founding members of the TAC, is adamant that ARVs are imperative to the survival of HIV positive people.
Youth delegate at the world Aids conference Phindile Sithole-Spong talks about reclaiming her sexuality after learning she was born with HIV.