Mandela regretted not acting on HIV during his presidency, but he made up for it in spades.
A new single-dose drug is freely available after a bumpy start.
A recent Cape Town AIDS conference showed a shift in the global mood on HIV.
Reverend Mpho Tutu remembers Nelson Mandela's love for children and pays tribute to the nurses, doctors and parents of children at the hospital.
Researchers at a Spanish hospital say they will start trials next year of a therapeutic vaccine for patients who already have HIV.
Traditional leaders in Zimbabwe are championing the push for medical supervision when it comes to circumcision ceremonies.
Fixing healthcare needs a multidisciplinary approach, not just a medical focus.
Token actions by politicians won't change violence against women, writes Indira Govender.
While 20-million people have been tested for HIV in South Africa, there are still shortages of medicines and mismanagement in the health sector.
From being diagnosed with HIV to falling pregnant, Patience Tshabalala's life took a turn after volunteering at a former children's Aids hospice.
Will local facial hair campaigners be able to raise more than last year's R7-million for men's health issues?
Balancing traditional medicine and ARVs can be a challenge, even for a 21st-century healer.
At least in one in every five public health facilities in the country has run out of HIV and/or TB drugs in the last two months, says a report.
Breast cancer expert, Justus Apffelstaedt, explains the complexities around the issue of screening for this disease.
A new complaint has been filed against Limpopo doctor Allick Dube.
Wouter Basson, one of SA's controversial apartheid-era figures, may be banned from practising medicine, but cardiology would suffer, say patients.
Sihle Batiya's luckier than most – but the odds are stacked against kids with Down's syndrome in the Eastern Cape.
Families of Wouter Basson's victims want the contraversial doctor to ask for their forgiveness.
SureTouch does not claim to be a substitute for proper breast cancer screening, but patients are being misled.
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