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SEE: More than 100 rare SA children born with resistance to Aids

2017-09-12 11:57

Despite being born with HIV, these children have not developed Aids.

SA rape crisis: 'We still blame the victims'

2017-08-29 15:10

The University of Cape Town affirms its solidarity with victims and survivors of sexual violence and rape.

HIV/Aids activist Prudence 'fought a struggle to be human' - Ramaphosa

2017-07-19 18:46

When HIV/Aids struck 18-year-old Prudence Mabele in the 1990s, it struck a rock, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has said at the HIV/Aids activist's funeral.

'I believe it’s easier to live with HIV than being diabetic'

2017-05-26 11:40

Quintin Jonck was diagnosed with HIV about 18 years ago. Today, he’s happily married with three healthy children.

How Kenyan and Tanzanian medicine producers deserve a shot in the arm

2016-09-28 22:00

Despite major improvement in access to HIV/Aids and TB treatment, most people living in Africa still lack access to reliable medicines. They continue to struggle with the worst health status in the world. Why is this happening? What can be done?

Seven lessons from AIDS 2016

2016-07-25 12:15

The 21st International Aids Conference that recently took place in Durban raised important issues on ARVs and treatment as prevention.

Youth demand condoms and pads from Motsoaledi

2016-07-20 11:38

South African youth take on Health Minister, expressing their need for the availability of condoms and sanitary pads at schools.

HIV: Ring drops risk of infection by 75%

2016-07-20 10:15

New data surrounding the Dapivirine ring show that when the device is used consistently, it reduces the risk of women contracting HIV by 75%.

Three new studies uncover SA’s HIV transmission patterns

2016-07-19 10:34

Caprisa’s director Professor Salim Abdool-Karim explains how three studies in KwaZulu-Natal provide new insights into the engine that drives HIV transmission in the country.

16 years on, the world’s biggest Aids conference returns to Africa

2016-07-15 09:02

At the helm of the worldwide Aids pandemic, South Africa now boasts the largest treatment programme in the world, with 3.4 million people receiving the antiretroviral (ARV) drugs that allow those living with HIV to lead normal lives.

 

Charlize Theron on racism and HIV in US: I am ashamed of this country

2017-09-12 10:00

The actress opens up about her work in HIV/Aids prevention

'I'm sorry you died feeling betrayed' - friend honours HIV/Aids activist Mabele

2017-07-19 22:06

A friend of respected HIV/Aids activist, Prudence Mabele, has recalled during her funeral service how she stood by her bedside and watched her take her last breath.

The high cost of likes

2017-07-09 06:24

Social media unintentionally furthers the commodification of young, powerless women, writes Busani Ngcaweni.

Tanzania threatens to publish 'list of gay people'

2017-02-20 15:20

Tanzania has announced plans to publish a list of gay people allegedly selling sex online -- just days after shutting dozens of Aids clinics accused of promoting homosexuality.

Aids pageant in Uganda seeks to stem stigma, discrimination

2016-09-26 12:35

An 18-year-old Ugandan woman has been crowned winner of a beauty pageant for young people living with HIV, the virus that causes Aids.

Born with HIV – life at 30

2016-07-21 15:55

Mlungisi Makhubo of Qwaqwa in the Free State, now 30 years old, tells his story about living with HIV.

KZN to to make ARVs, condoms

2016-07-20 10:15

Businesses were called upon for help in funding and driving initiatives in the fight against Aids after it was revealed that of the 36,9 million people living with HIV/Aids worldwide, 25,8 million are in sub-Saharan Africa.

‘Access to ARVs for all’

2016-07-19 11:35

About 5 000 people marched along the streets of Durban on Monday at the start of the International Aids Conference, protesting against the fact that 20 million people do not have access to ARV treatment.

Marching for increased Aids funding

2016-07-18 16:34

Civil society groups took to the streets of Durban today (Monday), a few hours before the opening of 21st International Aids Conference, pleading for governments to increase funding for HIV.

Losing a child to HIV

2016-07-15 07:33

Melita Mofokeng from Bethlehem has not lost one but two children to HIV after her parents arranged for her to be married to a man who was HIV positive - this is her story.

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