HIV

Good news: HIV medicine prices have decreased dramatically!

Experts commend the Department of Health’s efforts to secure lower prices in new contract

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News | 16 November 2022

TAC slams Mbeki over his views on HIV

Former president repeated misconceptions about the disease when he addressed UNISA

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News | 28 September 2022

HIV incidence in South Africa has halved since 2010

This is mainly due to antiretroviral treatment and condom promotion, but male medical circumcision and behaviour change after HIV diagnosis had a role too

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Science | 9 February 2022

Law and power: How a prisoner’s journey saved the lives of thousands

A look back at the battle for the rights of HIV-positive prisoners

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Analysis | 11 November 2021

Hundreds march to Union Buildings over health system corruption

Protesters speak of ignorance and bigotry from clinic staff

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News | 19 October 2021

A woman with HIV took over 200 days to clear her Covid infection. Here’s why researchers are worried

A case study suggests that people with HIV should be prioritised for Covid vaccination

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Covid-19 Report | 10 July 2021

South Africa has the best HIV policies, report finds

Progressive policies linked to drop in new infections in Southern Africa

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Brief | 1 December 2020

AIDS victories show what we can do if we try

We can do the same for Covid-19 and other diseases

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Opinion | 1 December 2020

Wits researchers announce “breakthrough” in HIV prevention

Injection much more effective than daily pills in preventing infection in women

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News | 10 November 2020

Weight gain worries for newer HIV treatment regimens

But these medicines are well tolerated by patients

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News | 1 October 2020

We followed community health worker Katrina Jacobs for a day. It’s incredible what she does

She is one of thousands providing essential care across the country

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Feature | 21 August 2020

Zackie Achmat calls for activism against Covid-19

Veteran activist receives award for AIDS work

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News | 3 July 2020

Nomandla Yako, who defied Thabo Mbeki by importing HIV medicines, has died

TAC activist who lived openly with HIV succumbs to Covid-19

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Obituary | 1 July 2020

New HIV prevention injection shown to be very effective

“Cabotegravir dosed every two months can successfully reduce HIV acquisition in at-risk MSM and transgender women”

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News | 18 May 2020

Hope for HIV vaccine being tested in South Africa

While it’s too soon to be confident, a vaccine originally tested in Thailand has shown promising early results

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Science | 20 September 2019

HIV drug studies offer patients more choices

But new regimens are not problem-free

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Science | 26 July 2019