ARTICLES RELATING TO HIV AIDS

No time for complacency, says Mabuza at Aids conference

2019-06-14 16:48

SA cannot afford to be complacent in its drive to end the HIV/Aids pandemic and must continue to reduce new infections, Deputy President David Mabuza says.

TAC thanks Constitutional Court as it celebrates its 20th anniversary

2018-12-10 12:21

The TAC is celebrating 20 years of existence by leading a symbolic march to the Constitutional Court to thank it for what it has done for people living with HIV.

HIV cure 'smacks of quackery' - scientist

2018-11-06 14:35

A new HIV cure, being punted on social media, "smacks of quackery", according to a prominent HIV scientist.

Ignorance about HIV still exists in 2018 - 'It was like I was dirty, I had no choice but to leave home'

2018-09-08 21:49

Sindi, feeling rejected because her family would not accept her HIV status, was forced to leave her home. Her case shows that people who live outside the big cities and are open about being HIV positive can still face discrimination.

Dear HIV: an open letter to my disease

2017-12-01 09:25

A 22-year-old woman from the North West has dubbed herself a HIVictor and is “unapologetically loud and in your face” about being HIV positive.

Aids like an atomic bomb every 6 months

2017-09-14 12:33

With South Africa’s Aids-related death toll already equivalent to 48 Hiroshima atomic bombs the time is nigh for government to declare war on HIV-transmission, writes Robert Traydon.

Violence creating 'lost generation' of Middle East men - study

2017-08-08 17:36

Suicide and murder are rising fast in the Middle East and nearby regions that are already grappling with war and conflict, creating a "lost generation", particularly among men, researchers say.

Experts resign from Trump HIV/Aids panel

2017-06-19 07:34

Six top health advisers have resigned from Donald Trump's advisory council on HIV/Aids, complaining that the US president doesn't really care about combatting the illness.

KZN boasts most free condoms in SA

2017-03-04 19:35

KwaZulu-Natal has more free condoms at public health facilities than any other province, averaging 54 condoms per male aged over 15.

‘I’m making history’ - First HIV vaccine volunteers

2016-12-04 06:02

A group of South Africans are embarking on a journey that might help to end the HIV/Aids endemic. But they still have a long way, say researchers.

 

HIV patient files lie on floor of disused clinic

2019-03-30 08:55

The medical files of patients with HIV have been left dumped on the floor of a closed HIV treatment centre in Port Elizabeth.

Clicks and Dischem are selling sex toys - why it's so important

2018-11-26 14:19

Sexual health is part of our health.

UNAIDS official on ‘special leave’ amid sexual harassment claims

2018-09-17 08:21

UNAIDS has placed a leading official on special leave after he threatened legal action against an activist, who along with 22 other women, have claimed he 'acted with impunity', behaving inappropriately towards women.

HIV infections down, but still 230 000 new cases in 2017 - HSRC

2018-07-17 17:34

A new report, released by the Human Science Research Council has shown a significant decline in new HIV infections during 2017, compared to a similar survey five years ago.

SA AIDS activist, David Ross Patient has died

2017-09-23 09:00

World renowned South African AIDS activist David Ross Patient, who was diagnosed with HIV in 1983, has died.

Criselda Kananda-Dudumashe will not hold any position at Sanac - Ramaphosa

2017-08-24 14:29

Controversial talk show host Criselda Kananda-Dudumashe will not hold any position in the South African National AIDS Council, its chair Cyril Ramaphosa has assured the TAC.

SA child born with HIV has virus under control without drugs

2017-07-24 11:12

A South African child born with the Aids virus has kept the infection suppressed for more than 8 years after stopping anti-HIV medicines.

Former Aids council head criticises government plan

2017-06-19 06:06

There are many “missed opportunities” in the National Strategic Plan for HIV and TB, says Fareed Abdullah.

Former Wits official arrested in US for allegedly laundering of USAID funds

2017-02-09 19:10

A former senior manager at the Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute has been arrested in the US for allegedly misappropriating approximately $230 000 of United States Agency for International Development funding in South Africa.

My friends use the new max condoms - Ramaphosa

2016-12-01 19:11

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's friends love the new government max condoms, he has said at the commemoration of World Aids Day.

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