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Mia Malan

You can’t transmit HIV if you take ARVs correctly and are virally suppressed

Researchers once again confirmed: It’s impossible for HIV-positive people on treatment to transmit the virus through sex — this time among gay men.

Think you’re going to opt out of the #NHI when it comes? Think again.

In June, the health minister released the long-awaited National Health Insurance Bill. What does it mean to you and your medical aid? We tell you.

Will the NHI actually work?

Read what Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has up his sleeve for your medical aid.

At a glance: What the National Health Insurance means for you & your pocket

Two Bills, almost 200 pages may change healthcare forever in SA. Haven't read them? We did the heavy lifting so you don't have to.

Five things the Gauteng health department spent your money on – SIU

Spa treatments, fancy homes and paperwork — and the list goes on.

Limos & spas: Take a look at why Gauteng ANC Chief Whip Brian Hlongwa resigned.

Go behind the accusations that led to his resignation this week in this story from our archives.

Eight ways to make HIV stories meaningful

HIV is a mirror that reflects how we think about society. It exposes our prejudices. Find out how to tell interesting stories about it.

[EXCLUSIVE] Motsoaledi: ‘I can’t prevent health crises because my hands are tied’

“Whenever there is a crisis, I’m called in to solve them, but I don’t have the legal mechanism to prevent them,” says minister.

Who killed Ntombizodwa Matthews? Politics, protest & corruption in the North West

A month after she was wheeled out of a North West hospital in a barrow, Ntombizodwa Matthews met her end. Her family blames politics for her death.

[LISTEN] Clueless about your period? There are consequences

It may come round every month, but a lot of us still don't know how our menstrual cycle works, says reproductive health doctor, Tlaleng Mofokeng.

[LISTEN] Why are women in ‘blesser-like’ relationships more likely to contract HIV?

Reproductive health doctor Tlaleng Mofokeng explains to Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan why age-disparate relationships make women more vulnerable to HIV.

[WATCH] What is compelled rape?

Sonke Gender Justice's Ariane Nevin explains the difference between rape and compelled rape and how the law treats it.

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