HIV

Give HIV home test kits to men who have sex with men, say researchers

But public health expert expresses scepticism

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News | 8 April 2019

International tuberculosis commission praises SA government’s increased investment

TB killed 1.6 million people worldwide in 2017

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News | 1 April 2019

HIV patient files lie on the floor of disused clinic

Closure of Emmanuel Haven Wellness Center in Motherwell has been poorly done

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News | 29 March 2019

Children with HIV not prioritised by pharmaceutical industry

HIV positive babies and children are receiving suboptimal treatment putting them at risk for resistance and treatment failure according to Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

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News | 3 December 2018

Ignorance about people with HIV still exists in 2018

“It was like I was dirty … I had no choice but to leave home”

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News | 7 September 2018

HIV treatment programme doing well but long way to go

About 60% of South Africans with HIV have started antiretrovirals

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Science | 26 June 2018

No help for East London orphanage

For 27 years, Duncan Village woman has been offering a home to orphans

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News | 11 June 2018

How do we prevent South Africans from getting sick with TB?

Part three of a three-part series on a neglected disease that kills over a hundred thousand South Africans every year

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Feature | 22 May 2018

Protesters call for head of UNAIDS to go

Michel Sidibé apologises to AIDS activists but they say it’s not good enough

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News | 10 May 2018

Leading SA doctor calls for head of UN body to go

Michel Sidibe “has at minimum built and supported the environment in which these abuses took place” says Professor Francois Venter

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News | 26 April 2018

South Africa’s HIV treatment programme: a phoenix rising from the ashes?

Over 4 million people are on treatment but the programme may be stuttering

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Analysis | 13 December 2017

Singing for circumcision

Khuzani Mpungose launches new song for HIV prevention

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Brief | 12 December 2017

Malawian High Court narrows scope of HIV Criminalisation Laws

Decision provides relief for people on antiretrovirals

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Law | 10 October 2017

Prudence Mabele was a radical who led the struggle for openness about HIV

Her eyes would laugh with anger at Thabo Mbeki and Manto Tshabalala-Msimang

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Obituary | 22 July 2017

Former Aids council head criticises government plan

But Fareed Abdullah says it is not too late to improve it

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News | 17 June 2017

Aids Council responds to corruption allegations

Civil society organisations called “malicious”

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News | 15 June 2017