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Headaches, heartaches and pregnancy: Could this stem preeclampsia’s deadly tide?

This silent killer stalks expecting mothers around the world and is one of the leading causes of maternal mortality in South Africa

What are Echo Trial results does Depo-Provera birth control shot increase risk of HIV

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.

[WATCH LIVE] 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.

Should health experts use social media? Here’s why it can be your own printing press

Public health officials and journalists are like two peas in a pot — they need each other.

READ: The Presidential Health Summit report

Find out which issues have been prioritised after the Presidential Health Summit.

Watch: Motsoaledi launches Health Summit report on the future of NHI

Today, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi will report on the outcomes of the Presidential Health Summit held in October last year.

Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism: Come intern with us

Interested in health and social justice reporting and willing to put in the hours to do it? This internship might be for you.

[PODCAST] Each one teach one: Doctors, traditional healers tackle psychiatric illness

Medical doctors and traditional healers often struggle to trust each other. But in this rural KZN community they learned how to work together.

WATCH: How far is South Africa in the fight against HIV and TB? Find out.

South Africa boasts the world’s largest HIV treatment programme but are provinces ready to take the lead?

SA to launch plan to tackle gender-based violence. Read Ramaphosa’s speech here.

"Twenty-thousand people were killed in the past year. The majority of killers and victims are men," Ramaphosa says at summit.

Bhekisisa presents: From paper to provinces — tracking SA’s HIV/TB plan

#TrackingTheNSP: Ahead of World Aids Day, hear just how far provinces have come putting the national plan into practice.

SIU hones in on healthcare sector: ‘Prosecutions have to follow’

After two days of deliberations on the National Health Insurance, delegates are expected to summarise findings and present the way forward.

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