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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.

Press Releases

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention

BE 1 OF 8 LUCKY PEOPLE TO DRIVE OFF WITH R80 000

From 23 to 30 November 2020, simply purchase any BMW bearing the number “8” and you could be one of eight lucky people to drive off with R80 000

Introducing Sabinet Judgments

A well-rounded view of reported and unreported judgments supplemented by an advanced system to enable users to rapidly find the information they require

The Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support Research and Publication Interventions

The project places emphasis on rolling out a standardised package of occupational health services and mining safety standards across four countries