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#AIDS2016: Children's hospice becomes place of hope in the era of HIV treatment
#AIDS2016: Children's hospice becomes place of hope in the era of HIV treatment
Every Sunday the long, ebony cars rolled in, sharpening the heavy smell of death that people who lived near the hospice had long been accustomed...
[Video]M&G Hangout: Non-surgical circumcision?
[Video]M&G Hangout: Non-surgical circumcision?
From contraception for schoolchildren to PrePex circumcisions, we discuss the Aids-prevention efforts debated at the SA Aids conference.
Decrease in women abuse = decrease in HIV infections, say researchers
Decrease in women abuse = decrease in HIV infections, say researchers
"Between one in four and one in five [20% to 25%] of HIV infections in young South African women can be attributed to gender-based violence,...
Eastern Cape drug depot in extremis
Eastern Cape drug depot in extremis
A coalition of health advocacy organisations has appealed to Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi to put the Eastern Cape health ­department under...
HIV, ARVs and the cervical cancer vaccine
HIV, ARVs and the cervical cancer vaccine
Information is emerging on the links between HIV and the human papilloma virus (HPV), which causes cervical cancer, said Helen Rees from...
Household survey: HIV prevalence increases
Household survey: HIV prevalence increases
The proportion of South Africans infected with HIV has increased from 10.6% in 2008 to 12.3% in 2012, according to the Human Sciences Research...
Fact: Children have sex – Motsoaledi
Fact: Children have sex – Motsoaledi
"We cannot continue to pretend that our young people are not sexually active," said Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi at the opening of...
Social grants decrease teenage girls' risk of contracting HIV
Social grants decrease teenage girls' risk of contracting HIV
Child support grants can significantly reduce teenage girls' chances of contracting HIV, according to study results released at the sixth South...
PrePex will save many lives in SA - with traditional leaders' help
PrePex will save many lives in SA - with traditional leaders' help
The health department plans to have "formal talks" with traditional leaders about the possibility of introducing a new nonsurgical device...
Report: Eastern Cape still out of HIV, TB drugs
Report: Eastern Cape still out of HIV, TB drugs
Forty percent of 70 Eastern Cape health facilities ran out of HIV or TB drugs in May, and in almost a quarter of cases medical staff was forced to...

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