Mara Kardas-Nelson

Aids forum told of ART as a means of HIV prevention

SA should lead the way in using antiretroviral therapy (ART) as a means of HIV prevention, WHO official Dr Reuben Granich said on Monday.

Sterilised without consent

Rights activists claim HIV-positive women are being made infertile against their will by public health doctors.

SA lacks foresight to donate corneas

A government policy change has resulted in a severe shortage of corneal transplants in South Africa.

Zimbabweans still threatened with deportation

Human Rights Watch on Thursday called for an immediate end to the detainment and deportation of Zimbabweans in South Africa.

Catholics, condoms and confusion

According to student Ayogu, ''he is the Holy Father, and our spiritual leader, his words carry a lot of weight in all aspects of your life.

Eviction threat to refugees

''Some - have tried to reintegrate on more than one occasion,'' she says. ''Because they fear for their safety they're not going back.''

Falling through the cracks

Fire and brimstone rained down on northern Israel throughout most of this week. And as air-raid sirens sounded and rockets slammed into the country from Hizbullah positions in Lebanon, the state unfurled its extensive safety net. The Israeli Defence Force Home Front Command issued a list of safety recommendations via television and newspapers -- including step-by-step instructions on what to do when the sirens sound.

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