When people with diabetes inject insulin, we don't see that as an addiction. So why is opioid substitution therapy considered one?
14 Sep 2018
Our Laura Lopez Gonzalez takes you inside SA's national HIV and TB plan in just two minutes.
Reusable pads are cheaper and better for the environment, but are you willing to try them?
Bleeding every month is a costly affair. Pads and tampons cost a person R40 000 in their lifetime. Here's a way to get round the price.
It may come round every month, but a lot of us still don't know how our menstrual cycle works, says reproductive health doctor, Tlaleng Mofokeng.
Reproductive health doctor Tlaleng Mofokeng explains to Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan why age-disparate relationships make women more vulnerable to HIV.
Sonke Gender Justice's Ariane Nevin explains the difference between rape and compelled rape and how the law treats it.
A new report finds that 90% of Nigerians surveyed support a controversial Act that now also stands between LGBTI communities and healthcare.
Stereotyping prevents men who sleep with other men from accessing proper treatment and prevention of HIV infection.
Malawi says it will no longer enforce anti-homosexuality laws but dangerous homophobia persists on the country's streets - and in its clinics.
Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in Zulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.