As the world recently marked World Aids Day, Africa Check has investigated the evidence behind three claims of an Aids breakthrough "cure".
Prudence Mabele, a sangoma and one of the founding members of the TAC, is adamant that ARVs are imperative to the survival of HIV positive people.
The country is fighting the intellectual property laws that hiked up the cost of its HIV programme.
Winner: Dr Maheshvari Naidu
SLIDESHOW: An initiation school outside Jo'burg is working with government and an HIV prevention organisation to prevent the deaths of its initiates.
Youth delegate at the world Aids conference Phindile Sithole-Spong talks about reclaiming her sexuality after learning she was born with HIV.
Teachers struggle to educate their pupils about sexual matters that they can’t even negotiate in their own lives - like using condoms.
An inaccurate figure that 28% of all schoolgirls in SA were infected with HIV has been reported as fact by a multitude of news agencies.
Rural areas have always been at the bottom of the list when it comes to healthcare and expenditure.
Farm communities suffer from poor health, alcohol abuse, shoddy service delivery and harsh living conditions.
Kgalema Motlanthe has lauded antiretroviral programmes and HIV counselling and testing campaigns, saying the country is "on the right path".
SA has the most people living with HIV in the world, but facilities like the Themba Lethu clinic are helping those infected to cope and survive.
A new report on the global Aids epidemic shows a more than 50% drop in new HIV infections across 25 countries over the last 10 years.
In order for South Africa to be truly united we need to be honest about what is dividing us, writes Khaya Dlanga.
A study published in the latest edition of a leading medical journal explains why the survival rate of HIV-positive women is higher than that of men.
A five-year study of HIV infected people is pointing the way for further work towards a vaccine.
The times of plenty funding for the fight against HIV are over, and the lean years come at a time when the need for funding is rising.
A physiotherapist is pioneering research on an overlooked issue: the effect on mind and body.
The National Health Insurance could be vital in comprehensively improving women's health, but only if it is designed to do so from the outset.
A ruling by the Namibian High Court brought by women who alleged they were sterilised by state against their will could open door for similar cases.