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.
The acting head of department at CPUT's health department, Andries Slinger, said all registered students in Cape Town and elsewhere in the country would have access to the service for free.
Researchers around the world are working towards finding an effective way to reduce the colossal number of HIV transmissions.
After surveying 782 couples, scientists said: "The risk of HIV transmission through anal sex when HIV viral load is suppressed is effectively zero."
Researchers from the University of Cape Town have found that the injectable contraceptive Depo-Provera could potentially increase women's risk of contracting TB.
Bone marrow transplants have potential in more than 70 diseases, including many cancers, but the procedure also has important limits.
ANC MP Tasneem Motara insists she doesn't for one moment regret disclosing her HIV status to her ex, even if he did try and use it against her.
A Chinese researcher claims that he helped make the world's first genetically edited babies.
It's a big deal for people seeking HIV-prevention drugs, who currently battle stigma and potentially wait months to get the medication.
"[President Donald Trump] wanted to know if there was a difference HIV and HPV, so I was able to explain that those are rarely confused with each other," Bill Gates tells an audience, in a video posted by MSNBC host Chris Hayes.
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.
2 people contracted HIV after getting "vampire facial" treatments at a spa, causing people to question the safety of the anti-aging treatment.
The UN AIDS agency is grappling with previously undisclosed allegations of financial and sexual misconduct involving a whistleblower.
To win the battle against HIV/Aids, everyone must be willing to get tested and find out their status.
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.
A Zimbabwean independent legislature, Temba Mliswa, has reportedly taken a public HIV test in response to what he described as unfounded media allegation that he had the virus.
A magistrate ruled that Aaron Sutcliffe, who’s HIV-positive, must tell police the name of anyone he plans to have intercourse with after he’d deliberately infected women with HIV.
South Africa's infant mortality rate is at its lowest level in almost 20 years, the Institute of Race Relations says.
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