World Aids Day: You never know what tomorrow holds for you

2018-12-01 07:00

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.

WATCH: Zim MP takes HIV test to counter accusations he had the virus

2018-09-12 11:25

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.

UK dad must get permission from police before having sex

2018-06-22 16:03

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.

SA infant mortality rate down to lowest level in nearly 20 years - report

2018-05-16 16:54

South Africa's infant mortality rate is at its lowest level in almost 20 years, the Institute of Race Relations says.

World TB Day - Worry over high default rate of patients on TB medication

2018-03-24 21:23

Concerns have been raised about the high default rate of patients who are on the Tuberculosis treatment programme.

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.


Has China produced the first genetically edited babies?

2018-11-26 11:49

A Chinese researcher claims that he helped make the world's first genetically edited babies.

A Silicon Valley startup with Chelsea Clinton on its board is launching the first at-home test for an HIV prevention drug, and you can try it right now

2018-08-16 12:33

It's a big deal for people seeking HIV-prevention drugs, who currently battle stigma and potentially wait months to get the medication.

Bill Gates says that Trump asked him the difference between HIV and HPV

2018-05-18 07:41

"[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.

An ancient virus that’s similar to HIV is spreading around Australia, and doctors are sounding the alarm

2018-05-08 18:31

HTLV-1, an ancient virus that's similar to HIV, is spreading around Australia's Northern Territories, and doctors are now sounding the alarm. There's little research into how to treat and prevent HTLV-1.

The placenta could be game-changing in improving the health of HIV-positive pregnant moms and babies

2018-02-08 10:30

New research suggests that studying the development of the placenta could vastly improve the health of both the HIV positive mother and her unborn child.

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.

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