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VIDEO: Journalism for Change

April 20, 2018

Our team investigates, analyzes and reports on public health issues to empower people to make healthy choices, hold decision makers accountable and promote debate.

‘Food apartheid’ is stoking violence

April 9, 2018
Multimedia   Nutrition  

Hunger is driving violence and entrenching the social divides created by apartheid, as under-nourished children are unable to catch up to their peers.

VIDEO: A hungry, violent South Africa

April 4, 2018

Studies find there are links between the rising levels of hunger and violence in South Africa.

WATCH: Fighting stigma on World Aids Day

December 1, 2017

There are 7.1 million people living with HIV in South Africa, placing many vulnerable groups at risk of transmission.

VIDEO: Drowning in Sugar

November 15, 2017

On World Diabetes Day, South Africans do not have much to celebrate. For Melanie Pandoor, a recent diabetic amputee, this rings true.

VIDEO: How pregnancy, poverty and obesity collide

October 18, 2017

Lucky Nkosi is eight months pregnant and weighs 120 kg. Unemployment has meant that healthy lifestyle choices are not always affordable to her. This puts her and her baby at risk.

VIDEO: Tech tool for rape survivors

October 5, 2017
Gender   Multimedia   Sexual Violence   Video   Women's Health  

The level of rape in South Africa is comparable to a war zone. Health-e’s Izwi Lami campaign allows survivors to share their voices, access counseling services and campaign for change, all through a free SMS conversation.