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[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...

[PODCAST] X marks the spot: Mapping our way to better health

A small private healthcare clinic on a farm in Delmas is paving the way for better patient care using new data...

[PODCAST] Growing up in the time of HIV: ‘The babies we saved from HIV...

As children, they escaped the virus through revolutions in medication. But today, they face an old foe again. Renowned HIV scientist...

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...

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.

#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.
The country's state emergency services are facing staff and vehicle shortages

[Podcast] Crime & Medicine: We take you on a Friday evening ride in an...

Here’s how paramedics are fighting for their own lives so they can save yours. This is the first...

#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.

#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...
Roxy de Villiersvideo

#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...

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.
Find out what today's Echo Trial results could mean for people who use the Depo-Provera birth control shot.

WATCH: The long-awaited ECHO Trial results are released

For 25 years, scientists have wondered whether the Depo-Provera could increase people’s risk of contracting HIV. Today, we find out if it does.
The ECHO trial is out: Depo Provera doesn't lead to HIVvideo

The ECHO trial is out: Depo Provera doesn’t lead to HIV

After 30 years of speculation about whether the three month shot makes women more likely to contract HIV, we finally have an answer.
HIV is spreading faster among teenage girls and young women than in any other group in South Africa.

WATCH: Blessers, blessees & HIV: SA’s risky relations and what to do about them

Bhekisisa's latest policy dialogue takes a deep dive into one of the biggest challenges facing SA's HIV response at the 9th Aids conference.
Could an implant the size of a match stick save teenage girls from HIV? Find out.

Could an implant the size of a match stick save teenage girls from HIV?...

Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan talks to HIV scientist Salim Abdool Karim about his research on risky relationships of young women and older men.