ARV

Learning to find peace on the stage

artInsideOut launched an intensive three-week theatre course aimed at helping children use creativity to handle setbacks.

Universities offer HIV treatment

On-campus clinics roll out ARTs to students to improve access and decrease stigma

#AIDS2016: How a rural community helps each other stay on HIV treatment

An adherence club helped almost all patients stay on their treatment.

#AIDS2016: SA pays its HIV bill but faces budget gap for expanded treatment

Research predicts a substantial shortfall in HIV funding in the next five years as the country looks to put millions more people on treatment.

First ARVs from state-owned pharmaceutical company expected by 2017

As the world’s biggest consumer of ARVs, South Africa spends billions of rands purchasing the drugs on the international market every year.

From critical condition to stable

The nation's healthcare system reflects the actions of the ministers responsible for it over the years.

ARV-shortages uncovered: Bhekisisa director speaks on VoW FM

Bhekisisa director Mia Malan speaks on The Science Inside show about ARV shortages on Voice of Wits radio station.

New HIV infections in SA fall by a third since 2004

Between 2004 and 2012, the number of new HIV infections have decreased from an estimated 540 000 to 370 000, shows a UNAids report.

Drug row sparked by HIV spending

A new study to be conducted in South Africa, Uganda and India has sparked a heated debate in the HIV activist and research community.

ARV plan bounces back

The hunt is on for a new private sector partner with the expertise to set up a drug-making plan.

Comment: Ignorant reporting can be lethal

As the fallout regarding misinformation about vaccines and antiretrovirals shows, words can kill.

Why has Gauteng run out of ARVs?

Patients go without key drugs as the province and suppliers trade blame for antiretroviral shortages.

Latest

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it