contraception

[WATCH LIVE] The long-awaited Echo Trial results are released at #SAAIDS2019

Bhekisisa team

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.


Using the only birth control in stock isn't a choice, it's a sign something's wrong

Yvette Raphael

We've proven Depo Provera doesn't make it easier to contract HIV. But African women are still left with too few contraceptive choices.


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

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

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


This drug could save 25 000 women's lives but could it cost them their babies?

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

Take a look at the newest HIV treatment set to hit South Africa's shores in 2019.


Are strong-armed tactics by Big Pharma behind the country’s birth control shortage?

Pontsho Pilane

An international drug maker may have intentionally muscled out local competition to win the bulk of a national birth control tender.