When meds suppress HIV, odds of sexual transmission near zero

2019-03-12 13:30

HIV has become a manageable chronic condition. It's no longer a death sentence thanks to drug therapies that first became available in the 1990s.

Myth and stigma around HIV almost proved deadly - but her daughter survived against the odds

2019-03-12 06:54

A young mother with HIV was only 13 when she gave birth, and was persuaded by her family to stop taking ARVs, with disastrous results. But her HIV-positive daughter beat the odds to survive, and is now a healthy 17-year-old who fully understands her need for medication.

When meds suppress HIV, odds of sexual transmission near zero

2019-03-11 19:06

HIV has become a manageable chronic condition. It's no longer a death sentence thanks to drug therapies that first became available in the 1990s.

Trump unveils plan to stop US HIV transmissions by 2030

2019-02-07 13:00

US President Donald Trump, in his 2019 State of the Union address, has announced a plan to eliminate new transmissions of HIV in his country by 2030.

Trump unveils plan to stop US HIV transmissions by 2030

2019-02-07 10:06

US President Donald Trump, in his 2019 State of the Union address, has announced a plan to eliminate new transmissions of HIV in his country by 2030.

Trump unveils bold plan to stop US HIV transmissions by 2030

2019-02-07 06:24

US President Donald Trump, in his 2019 State of the Union address, has announced a plan to eliminate new transmissions of HIV in his country by 2030.

Trump unveils plan to stop US HIV transmissions by 2030

2019-02-07 06:11

US President Donald Trump, in his 2019 State of the Union address, has announced a plan to eliminate new transmissions of HIV in his country by 2030.

Mpumalanga woman regrets stopping her ARVs

2019-01-30 17:50

Interrupting your ARV treatment is a terrible decision, as you get a sudden surge of virus, which wipes out much of the immune system that has taken a long time to rebuild.

Technology improves health management

2018-12-17 13:59

In Limpopo health institutions, technology is making it easier to communicate with clients, keep their information safe, and reduce conflicts due to missing data.

'Saving a life is better than doing nothing' says HIV sufferer

2018-12-04 10:19

A young woman living with HIV started a private Facebook page where people can feel free to ask questions, talk to others and get the support they need to stay focused and healthy.

5 ridiculous things some people still believe about HIV/Aids

2018-12-03 10:07

It’s time to shine the light on some of the ridiculous and far-fetched perceptions about HIV that people still have.

5 ridiculous things some people still believe about HIV/Aids

2018-12-01 11:30

It’s time to shine the light on some of the ridiculous and far-fetched perceptions about HIV that people still have.

A topic of heated debate: Should HIV testing be compulsory?

2018-12-01 07:00

A matter of public interest or an infringement of human rights? We take a look at the debate around compulsory HIV testing.

New therapy may control HIV without daily pills

2018-10-26 13:24

A combination of two HIV-fighting antibodies can suppress the virus in some patients, even after they stop standard drugs.

Skilled nurses strengthen HIV fight

2018-09-10 07:49

The Nurse Initiated Management of Anti-Retroviral Treatment (NIMART) programme offers comprehensive training for nurses working with HIV-positive patients.

'I thought of committing suicide because I'm HIV-positive'

2018-09-03 08:09

Seeing an HIV diagnosis as a second chance to change one's lifestyle and behaviour is a very effective strategy.

HIV doubles heart disease risk

2018-08-17 06:48

People infected with HIV are twice as likely to suffer from heart disease, research has found.

From Hillbrow to Amsterdam – local Aids activist shares her experience

2018-08-03 09:27

Ananelang Tumi Motumi was sent to the World AIDS conference in the Netherlands as a youth ambassador after two years of hard work in Johannesburg.

Experimental HIV vaccine shows promise in early trial

2018-07-27 20:21

Scientists have created an experimental HIV vaccine that is able to neutralise HIV in animals.

When meds suppress HIV, odds of sexual transmission near zero

2019-03-12 12:05

HIV has become a manageable chronic condition. It's no longer a death sentence thanks to drug therapies that first became available in the 1990s.

Myth and stigma around HIV almost proved deadly – but her daughter survived against the odds

2019-03-12 06:53

A young mother with HIV was only 13 when she gave birth, and was persuaded by her family to stop taking ARVs, with disastrous results. But her HIV-positive daughter beat the odds to survive, and is now a healthy 17-year-old who fully understands her need for medication.

WATCH: Here are the top World news videos for today

2019-03-06 05:30

Suspicious packages in London: Where were they found? | Doctors describe possible second HIV cure; here are the top World videos for today. WATCH NOW.

Top US health officials say Trump's bold goal of no new HIV cases by 2030 is possible

2019-02-07 15:00

Top US health officials have backed President Donald Trump's goal of no new HIV transmissions in the country by 2030, and outlined just how it will be accomplished.

Top US health officials say Trump's bold goal of no new HIV cases by 2030 is possible

2019-02-07 10:11

Top US health officials have backed President Donald Trump's goal of no new HIV transmissions in the country by 2030, and outlined just how it will be accomplished.

Top US health officials say Trump's bold goal of no new HIV cases by 2030 is possible

2019-02-07 10:06

Top US health officials have backed President Donald Trump's goal of no new HIV transmissions in the country by 2030, and outlined just how it will be accomplished.

Trump unveils plan to stop US HIV transmissions by 2030

2019-02-07 06:11

US President Donald Trump, in his 2019 State of the Union address, has announced a plan to eliminate new transmissions of HIV in his country by 2030.

Mpumalanga woman regrets stopping her ARVs

2019-01-31 09:42

Interrupting your ARV treatment is a terrible decision, as you get a sudden surge of virus, which wipes out much of the immune system that has taken a long time to rebuild.

Mpumalanga woman regrets stopping her ARVs

2019-01-30 13:48

Interrupting your ARV treatment is a terrible decision, as you get a sudden surge of virus, which wipes out much of the immune system that has taken a long time to rebuild.

Technology improves health management

2018-12-18 09:01

In Limpopo health institutions, technology is making it easier to communicate with clients, keep their information safe, and reduce conflicts due to missing data.

Don't let let TB go untreated during pregnancy

2018-12-07 13:18

HIV-positive pregnant women with TB are encouraged to adhere to treatment because the disease can be successfully treated in pregnancy.

Condom shortage forces men in Kenyan small town to 'use recycled condoms' – report

2018-12-04 11:35

Condom shortage in a Kenyan town has reportedly forced residents to recycle used condoms, as they try to protect themselves against sexually transmitted diseases

'Saving a life is better than doing nothing' says HIV sufferer

2018-12-03 11:08

A young woman living with HIV started a private Facebook page where people can feel free to ask questions, talk to others and get the support they need to stay focused and healthy.

A topic of heated debate: Should HIV testing be compulsory?

2018-12-03 09:48

A matter of public interest or an infringement of human rights? We take a look at the debate around compulsory HIV testing.

HIV-positive children dream big

2018-12-01 11:30

A camp, facilitated by the Department of Social Development, brought 52 children born with HIV together to educate them about positive living, treatment adherence and positive prevention.

Maker of 'potential HIV cure' moves to calm frenzy over new drug

2018-11-07 15:06

News of a 'potential HIV cure' had many on social media in a frenzy, but the maker of the drug has moved to temper expectations, saying more trials are needed, and the process is in its infancy.

'Don't take traditional meds for HIV,' warns mother

2018-09-12 10:00

An HIV positive mother from the Eastern Cape is adamant about giving hope to those who are 'negative about being positive'.

Skilled nurses strengthen HIV fight

2018-09-07 09:00

The Nurse Initiated Management of Anti-Retroviral Treatment (NIMART) programme offers comprehensive training for nurses working with HIV-positive patients.

'I thought of committing suicide because I'm HIV-positive'

2018-09-03 07:01

Seeing an HIV diagnosis as a second chance to change one's lifestyle and behaviour is a very effective strategy.

HIV doubles heart disease risk

2018-08-16 16:00

People infected with HIV are twice as likely to suffer from heart disease, research has found.

From Hillbrow to Amsterdam – local Aids activist shares her experience

2018-08-02 14:03

Ananelang Tumi Motumi was sent to the World AIDS conference in the Netherlands as a youth ambassador after two years of hard work in Johannesburg.

14-year-old girl tells of humiliation when teacher points out her HIV status

2018-07-27 09:20

Her teacher regularly points to her as an example of a child doing well despite her HIV positive status, but this 14-year-old girl says she feels humiliated and worries that the commenting may spread the information to her community.

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