It should be frowned upon for a minister or proxy to call a CEO of a state entity enquiring about opportunities for comrades, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
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Every now and then people visit South Africa, only to find that their hearts are touched in a way that ties them forever to the men, women and children of our beautiful land, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
Did you know that if you’re HIV-positive, you may under certain circumstances not be able to pass the virus to someone else? Read on to understand how this is possible.
When people first saw me after finding out my status, their reactions broke me to a point that I did not even know that simple words could inflict so much pain. It even went as far as me being labelled a whore.
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.
Deputy President David Mabuza has called on communities to end the stigma of HIV and discrimination against people infected with the virus.
And how promising is the newly launched HIV pill? Experts answer some pressing questions.
We cannot change HIV but we most certainly can change the perceptions around it, and once we change our perceptions, burdens are lifted and lives are saved.
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.
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