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#AIDS2016: How a rural community helps each other stay on HIV treatment
#AIDS2016: How a rural community helps each other stay on HIV treatment
It is mid-morning in the small town of Eshowe in Zululand. A group of women sit in a queue in front of King Dinizulu clinic. Next to the clinic,...
#AIDS2016: SA pays its HIV bill but faces budget gap for expanded treatment
#AIDS2016: SA pays its HIV bill but faces budget gap for expanded treatment
South Africa's HIV budget would have to increase by 50% to 60% in the next five years to total about R35-billion a year by 2020 if...
First ARVs from state-owned pharmaceutical company expected by 2017
First ARVs from state-owned pharmaceutical company expected by 2017
During his State of the Nation Address, President Zuma announced that a state-owned pharmaceutical company called Ketlaphela had been established....
From critical condition to stable
From critical condition to stable
When South Africa's democratically elected government came into power in 1994, it faced many challenges left by the apartheid regime, and the...
New HIV infections in SA fall by a third since 2004
New HIV infections in SA fall by a third since 2004
New HIV infections in South Africa have fallen by a third since 2004, according to a report to be handed to Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe on...
Drug row sparked by HIV spending
Drug row sparked by HIV spending
The debate demonstrates a divide in strategy at the start of the fourth decade of the epidemic. 
ARV plan bounces back
ARV plan bounces back
South Africa's ambitions of producing its own antiretroviral (ARV), malaria and tuberculosis drugs have taken a knock, with its private sector...
ARVs alone won't save HIV infected mothers
ARVs alone won't save HIV infected mothers
Although almost half of all maternal deaths in South Africa are caused by HIV-related complications, there is no evidence yet that the government's antiretroviral drug programme has led to a lower chance of pregnant women infected with the virus dying during pregnancy, childbirth...
Comment: Ignorant reporting can be lethal
Comment: Ignorant reporting can be lethal
The vaccination rate for MMR, which protects against three of the most common childhood diseases: measles, mumps and rubella, dropped from 92% in...
Why has Gauteng run out of ARVs?
Why has Gauteng run out of ARVs?
Activists are calling for the Gauteng health department to be placed in intensive care, with a strong dose of medicine required to nurse it back to...
State consolidates HIV treatment
State consolidates HIV treatment
The health department says it will provide close to a million more HIV-infected South Africans with antiretroviral (ARV) medication over the next...

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