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Infodemic to infowar: The circus of disinformation will spin on

More people have died in South Africa from Covid-19 than have been murdered. This hasn’t stopped a misinformation pandemic from trying to misrepresent that reality

Crime and medicine: How to keep criminals out of our hospitals

There may be no quick fix to making our hospitals safer, but there may be one simple place to start

Abortion: SA must speak up

Our country has a duty to ensure women’s rights are protected here and in the region

Bhekisisa scoops top health journalism award – again

Health editor Mia Malan wins top honour for the second time at Discovery's annual awards ceremony.

Ndua’s stove keeps a lid on cholera in Kenya

Women said they couldn't afford to boil water and cook, so a local inventor rolled up his sleeves.

M&G joins #UnmaskStigma TB awareness campaign

The Mail & Guardian's health centre, Bhekisisa, joins the World Health Organisation in raising awareness about TB on World TB Day on March 24.

Quick urine TB test a life-saver, but only in certain cases

There are fears that, because the LAM measure is easily administered, it could be used when conditions call for more detailed analysis.

Mobile tech: A malaria-fighting secret weapon for Africa?

Is mobile technology the malaria-fighting secret weapon Africa’s been waiting for?

From the judges’ seat: Three lessons for scientists

Here are three tips to help keep your scientific presentations interesting, full of life and not sleep inducing.

No cause for panic stations over SA Zika case, says expert

Health authorities say the visitor diagnosed with the mosquito-spread virus has recovered and there is minimal likelihood of a local outbreak.

Bhekisisa is hiring

We are looking for a health news editor to join the team as we expand our reporting to Africa. Applications close on October 30.

Bhekisisa scoops awards

Bhekisisa, the Mail & Guardian's health desk, bagged four awards at the Discovery Health Journalism Awards on Wednesday night.

Bhekisisa on the cutting edge in Mpumalanga

Mpumalanga-based journalists discovered a new circumcision device, called PrePex, at a Bhekisisa media training event on Monday.

Bhekisisa is looking for a health journalism fellow

Bhekisisa has a vacancy for a fellow from an SADC country - a working journalist who would like to hone their health journalism skills.

Bhekisisa journalism fellowships

Bhekisisa's first fellowship is coming to end and fellow, Sydney Masinga, speaks about his experience. If you're an interested journalist apply now.

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