Bhekisisa News

Should you be keeping Santa’s secret from the kids?
Should you be keeping Santa’s secret from the kids?
Lethabo Makhubu, 5, is standing in front of his mother’s computer searching for a familiar face on the internet. He clicks through the pictures...
Teachers may be losing the battle of the bulge
Teachers may be losing the battle of the bulge
Almost 80% of Western Cape primary school teachers could be overweight or obese, according to results from a study published recently in the 
More married women than singles having abortions
More married women than singles having abortions
Abortion rates around the world are about 44% higher among married women than among single women, according to the global sexual and reproductive...
What's next for South Africa's experimental HIV vaccine
What's next for South Africa's experimental HIV vaccine
The largest and most advanced HIV vaccine trial to be...
Why I signed up for an HIV vaccine trial
Why I signed up for an HIV vaccine trial
In the past few weeks, Jane Mahlangu* has fallen into a routine that could make history as she prepared to become one of the first 100 people in...
Could do-it-yourself HIV testing take off in SA?
Could do-it-yourself HIV testing take off in SA?
On Tuesday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) released its 
Vimba! Bhekisisa app helps Diepsloot women and children access help when raped
Vimba! Bhekisisa app helps Diepsloot women and children access help when raped
More than half the men – 56% – in Diepsloot in northern Johannesburg have abused a woman sexual or physically according to the baseline results...
Women can now inject themselves with 'the shot' at home
Women can now inject themselves with 'the shot' at home
Regular visits to clinics for injectable contraception could soon be a thing of the past as new research may pave the way for take-home jabs.
Trying for a baby? Find out your chances of falling pregnant
Trying for a baby? Find out your chances of falling pregnant
The road to conception via in vitro fertilisation (IVF) can be a long and pricey one with some procedures costing tens of thousands of rands. But...
The investigation that unravelled an international syndicate dealing in stolen ARVs
The investigation that unravelled an international syndicate dealing in stolen ARVs
In June 2009, on a cool summer's day in northern Germany, an HIV-positive man collected his regular antiretroviral (ARV) medicine prescription from...
Will quackery guide Trump's global health policy?
Will quackery guide Trump's global health policy?
In 2016, the US gave about $6.6-billion in international HIV funding making it one of the largest funders of HIV programmes globally, according to...
How to choose a medical aid plan
How to choose a medical aid plan
It’s that time of year again. Many major medical schemes have opened up brief, annual window periods in which members can change their plans....
Mail & Guardian, ​Bhekisisa journalists win Vodacom journalism awards
Mail & Guardian, ​Bhekisisa journalists win Vodacom journalism awards
Bhekisisa reporter  Pontsho Pilane has been named Young Journalist of...

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