For FW de Klerk reconciliation was never about moral intention, but always about political strategy, writes Antjie Krog.
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She knew something was wrong when the nurse asked her who she’d tell should the result be positive.
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.
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.
The Department of Health is aiming to make a pill to prevent HIV infection available at all community health centres and primary healthcare clinics in South Africa by the end of September 2020.
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.
Global health charity Marie Stopes says it has recalled hundreds of thousands of faulty condoms on sale in Uganda, where HIV rates are among the highest in the world.
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.
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