International AIDS Conference, July 2016

Here are articles published by GroundUp relevant to the International AIDS Conference in Durban from 18 to 22 July 2016.

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Should you be prosecuted for exposing someone to HIV?

Many have been found guilty despite lack of scientific evidence

By Ashleigh Furlong and Nathan Geffen - 11 August 2016
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Anger at huge price tag for life-saving medicine

Price of effective treatment for hepatitis C is over 600 times what it costs to produce

By Rejul Bejoy - 28 July 2016
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We have penises! We have vaginas!

Picket draws attention to HIV positive people living with disability

By Liz McGregor - 22 July 2016
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Disappointing study results show how difficult HIV prevention is

Test and treat study in Hlabisa fails to show effect

By Nathan Geffen - 21 July 2016
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From illness to health: how I’ve thrived with HIV

Jaque Wambui was dangerously ill with extra-pulmonary tuberculosis in 2006 - here's why she hasn't been ill since

By Jacque Wambui - 19 July 2016
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I owe my life to you, says judge

Edwin Cameron addresses scientists and activists at Durban Aids conference

By Edwin Cameron - 19 July 2016
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March to Aids conference highlights that millions remain untreated

Optimistic end of epidemic predictions criticised

By Nathan Geffen - 18 July 2016
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How sex workers are avoiding HIV infection

Once daily pill has been made available at ten clinics across the country

By Liz McGregor - 17 July 2016
Graph showing decline in drug-resistant TB in Tugela Ferry

Success against deadly drug-resistant TB in rural KZN

Number of cases has dropped dramatically following bunch of health interventions

By Nathan Geffen - 16 July 2016
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No HIV transmissions after sex 58,000 times without condoms

Amazing result in a study of couples where one partner is HIV-positive and on antiretroviral treatment

By Simon Collins - 13 July 2016
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Bizarre state involvement in AIDS conference

Security agency leads media accreditation process

By Kayla Molander and GroundUp Staff - 8 July 2016