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WATCH: Fighting stigma on World Aids Day

December 1, 2017
Multimedia  

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
Multimedia  

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
Multimedia  

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.

MULTIMEDIA: From blesser to sex trafficker

September 20, 2017
Multimedia   News  

Activists warn against the normalisation of the sugar daddy or blesser culture, where girls are lured into sex in exchange for material goods, bringing them closer to trafficking.

VIDEO: Rural gogos left stranded by ambulances

June 21, 2017
Multimedia  

Health-e reported on medical neglect in the Eastern Cape nearly two years ago. Rural grandmothers say little has changed.

VIDEO: A balanced diet in an unequal society

Many South Africans don’t earn enough to afford healthy foods and end up with ‘lifestyle’ diseases like diabetes. Noma-Afrika is a domestic worker whose story illustrates that inequality permeates our diets too.