Exclusive breast-feeding, introduced in line with WHO guidelines, has proven safe for babies if the mother is on antiretroviral treatment.
New treatment schedules for pregnant women and other patients are set to bring South Africa in line with the World Health Organisation’s guidelines.
In a letter explaining benefits the company offers miners, Lonmin says striking Amcu members are falling behind on their antiretroviral treatments.
While much has been done to end Aids in Africa, more work by governments is necessary to move forward, particularly in SA.
A single shot of antiretroviral drugs has protected lab monkeys from HIV for weeks, according to two US trials.
Between 2004 and 2012, the number of new HIV infections have decreased from an estimated 540 000 to 370 000, shows a UNAids report.
Two HIV positive patients, believed to have been cured, have tested positive again but scientists say they are inspired to continue research.
A recent Cape Town AIDS conference showed a shift in the global mood on HIV.
As the world recently marked World Aids Day, Africa Check has investigated the evidence behind three claims of an Aids breakthrough "cure".
Balancing traditional medicine and ARVs can be a challenge, even for a 21st-century healer.
Did you know some medicines are 60 times more expensive in SA than in many other countries? Our patent laws are one of the reasons behind these inflated prices.
Patients go without key drugs as the province and suppliers trade blame for antiretroviral shortages.
According to HIV prevention trial results, the daily use of pills or a vaginal gel does not appear to prevent HIV-infection in African women.
ARVs have slowed down the rate of new HIV infections and increased the life expectancy of the general population in rural KZN
Pressure's mounting on SA's Medicines Control Council to register the use of Truvada by the HIV-negative to lower chances of being infected with HIV.
Embarrassingly, Washington's infection rate tops that of some African countries, writes Sarah Boseley.
Although you can never stop taking antiretrovirals, rumours that these little pills will drive you mad are a bald-faced lie, writes Mia Malan.
Drug supplies are running low and a lack of funding could reverse important progress made in Swaziland's HIV/Aids crisis.
The United Nations says access to HIV treatment has improved greatly in sub-Saharan African, leading to a steady drop in Aids-related deaths.