Could your birth control increase your risk of HIV? Science finally...

But new science doesn't change the fact that women still have too few options when it comes to contraception.

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 HIV

After 30 years of speculation about whether the three month shot makes women more likely to contract HIV, we finally have an answer.

WATCH: Blessers, blessees & HIV: SA’s risky relations and what to...

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.

How do we reduce new HIV infections by 60% in a...

Today, SA boasts the world's largest HIV treatment programme, but 3.2-million people who need ARVs still aren't on them. Here’s how to fix that.

Could an implant the size of a match stick save teenage...

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

Bathabile Dlamini & the case of SA’s disappearing rape crisis services

Under Dlamini's time as minister of social development, centres lost funding for counselling services. Now, no one can say what the future holds.

Would you know if the medicine you’re taking is fake?

Armed with blockchain and artificial intelligence, health workers and campaigners are battling the bogus business that kills thousands.

What’s the one thing rape crisis centres in SA & Malawi...

Why the woes facing South Africa’s Thuthuzela Care Centres may not be as unique as we thought.

Amnesty International Zimbabwe closes amid allegations of fraud

Police are investigating suspected misconduct involving millions of dollars of funds from donors.