Charlize – A decade of making a difference

2017-12-10 13:00

Oscar winner Charlize Theron has taken a keen interest in the 16 Days of Activism campaign, knowing what it’s like to grow up in an abusive home.

MY STORY: ‘Having HIV is not a death sentence’

2017-11-08 16:03

“I was absolutely devastated. I crashed down into her office and just cried uncontrollably."

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.

Mother chains HIV-positive daughter up because she fears she might be killed by angry men

2017-08-25 17:04

A mother chained her daughter up to stop her from being killed – after claims that she knowingly infected people with HIV.

Toddler gives hope for HIV cure

2017-07-30 05:56

Could a little South African girl be the answer to an Aids-free generation? Although it’s too early to tell, scientists believe she has brought them closer to finding a cure to a disease that killed at least 1 million people worldwide just last year.

'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.

Lesotho taxi drivers help lead fight against HIV

2017-07-02 15:30

In Lesotho, country with second highest HIV rate, passengers learn about how male circumcision helps prevent infection.

Almost 70% of SA women obese, study finds

2017-05-19 14:19

According to a local survey, obesity is just one of many health concerns.

How giving drug addicts a safe environment reduces crime

Programmes aimed at reducing the transmission of HIV between needle users is seen by many as enabling drug addiction. Shaun Shelly from TB HIV Care explains how providing a safe environment for drug users has a positive effect on communities. Watch.

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Inside a KZN prison: Breaking the shackles on sex education in fighting HIV

2017-12-01 13:41

About 500 inmates are circumcised each year in a prison in Eshowe, as part of a plan to help tackle HIV.

World's only man cured of HIV shares story in SA

2017-09-12 12:52

Timothy Ray Brown is one in 70 million – he’s the only person in the world who has been cured of HIV.

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

HIV is still taboo in the DRC: chronicles from Kinshasa

2017-08-29 13:41

HIV remains a synonym for death in Kinshasa and many leave testing and treatment until it's too late. It's not common knowledge that an infected person can live a normal and healthy life, writes The Conversation.

‘My HIV child is playing with your child, and you don’t know it’

2017-08-04 16:06

A photojournalist and mother of two has decided to keep her child’s HIV-positive status a secret, fearing the ignorance and stigma associated with the virus.

What you need to know about HIV and your child's carer

2017-07-24 12:30

What happens if you suspect your nanny may be HIV-positive? Does it pose a risk for your family and should you look for someone else? The answers are no and no. Here's why.

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.

Health needs of men who have sex with men neglected in SA

2017-04-04 15:17

In South Africa, men who have sex with men (MSM) are at higher risk of contracting HIV as they are 'stigmatised and discriminated against' in health facilities.

Confusion in SA over distributing sterile equipment to drug addicts

Social workers were recently arrested in Tshwane for distributing sterile water to drug users who inject drugs. Programmes aimed at reducing the transmission of HIV between needle users is seen by many as enabling drug addiction. Watch.

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