Ordering women to stay virgins and not wear minis is akin to saying sex is a solo act
If we look at the national averages of condom use, nearly every sexually active person is part of the at-risk populations.
South Africa has become only the second country in the world to allow widespread access to groundbreaking HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis medication.
South Africa lost nearly 100 000 people to TB last year – three-quarters of whom were HIV-positive. Reducing the burden will benefit the economy.
Our failure to adequately engage men with health services reduces the effectiveness of the many impressive, new HIV prevention breakthroughs.
The health minister has stressed the importance of improving tuberculosis treatment so as to help mitigate the drastic impact of TB-HIV co-infection.
South Africans are waiting and willing to help but the Medicines Control Council drags its heels.
December 1 is #WorldAisDay: HIV was discovered more than 30 years ago. Why do we still stigmatise HIV-infected people?
But ridding the planet of curable and preventable tuberculosis will tax the world’s existing resources.
Why did the actor only have the courage to announce his status this week, four years after he was diagnosed with HIV?
A report notes that TB rates sky-rocketed in the 1990s fuelled by the HIV epidemic, and warns of a similar situation with diabetes-related TB.
Africa Check dissects a report claiming that the HIV prevalence rate among students is nearly four times the national estimate.
The Treatment Action Campaign believes antiretroviral treatment should be offered to all HIV-positive citizens, not just those with low CD4 counts.
With last year's provincial medical services data now available, Africa Check questions the Free State health's assertions of "significant progress".
If the progress we see today is anything to go by, it means we are closer than ever to having an HIV vaccine.
HIV-positive pregnant women get sound advice from mothers who can empathise.
The search for an anti-HIV microbicide continues, after a new trial has refuted the results of a previous study that found one to be effective.
Researchers have developed a dongle and an app that can quickly screen for the virus and other sexually transmitted infections like syphilis.
Poor patients will be the biggest casualty if the National Health Laboratory Service collapses.