Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
The government loves to boast that South Africa runs the world’s largest HIV treatment programme. But when treatment starts with a test, is the country really getting it right? A leaked report shows we have a long way to go.
Some of the world's brightest young health minds will be working under the supervision of senior HIV scientists to gain insight into combatting this global epidemic.
Researchers around the world are working towards finding an effective way to reduce the colossal number of HIV transmissions.
Tuberculosis drug, 3HP, will improve the adherence of patients because it is taken for a shorter period, with one dose a week. It also has fewer side effects than the current treatment.
The UN AIDS agency is grappling with previously undisclosed allegations of financial and sexual misconduct involving a whistleblower.
World Aids Day has become an important annual reminder that HIV has not gone away and that there is still a vital need to increase awareness, fight prejudice and improve education.
It's a big deal for people seeking HIV-prevention drugs, who currently battle stigma and potentially wait months to get the medication.
Despite being born with HIV, these children have not developed Aids.
The University of Cape Town affirms its solidarity with victims and survivors of sexual violence and rape.
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.
Alcohol consumption and drug use can have negative effects on people living with HIV, and can also increase the risk of passing the virus on to others.
Activists want multinational pharmaceutical company to lower over-inflated price of groundbreaking TB drug.
Uncertainty is put to rest but study highlights need to step up HIV prevention efforts in high-burden countries – particularly for young women.
After surveying 782 couples, scientists said: "The risk of HIV transmission through anal sex when HIV viral load is suppressed is effectively zero."
Injection drug users in Georgia will be able to legally swap out used syringes for sterile ones under a bill the governor has signed into law.
A Chinese researcher claims that he helped make the world's first genetically edited babies.
The handover took place today at Constitutional Hill’s women’s prison in Johannesburg.
The actress opens up about her work in HIV/Aids prevention
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.
Social media unintentionally furthers the commodification of young, powerless women, writes Busani Ngcaweni.
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