15 May 2020

PODCAST | Me & My sex life - me and HPV

Me & My is Bhekisisa’s podcast series for young women. The first episode explores what HPV means for you and your sex life: When should you get your Pap smear and how often? Can you still get vaccinated against HPV as an adult? Bhekisisa’s impact and engagement officer, Gopolang Makou, speaks to Dr Sindi van Zyl to find out.

“Before you start having sex with a new partner go for a Pap smear and HIV test. Talk about sex.” 

*This video was produced by the Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism. Sign up for the newsletter.

Image credit: Unsplash




Live healthier

Lifestyle »

E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know

E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places.

Allergy »

Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives

A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.