Even if you are diagnosed with HIV, you can live a long, healthy life by taking your treatment every day
New research from seven countries in Africa signals the future of HIV prevention — but what can it learn from its past?
Fewer people are getting tested for HIV than last year. People are also battling to access chronic medication. These are some of the lasting effects of the lockdown and the coronavirus pandemic
Sperm washing, assisted insemination and long hospital waits – if you were lucky. But things are changing for the better
These ATMs can decrease the number of patients in clinics but health workers are not helping to achieve that goal.
They’re not only good for workers’ health, they’re good for business too.
Radio, print and TV are great tools, but digital platforms provide information and enables conversations between peers and with experts
Traces of the drugs are found in urine and faeces, but water treatment plants are not designed to remove them
Activists litigated to force government to give HIV-positive people antiretrovirals. Mia Malan talks to Mark Heywood about the political consequences
The International Aids Conference returns after 16 years to a very different South Africa, but the battle against HIV is not yet over.
South Africa will soon get its own facility to make tablets to treat HIV and other ailments.
Communities are bringing HIV monitoring and dispensing out of the clinics and into their homes.
Researchers recognise the need to change HIV prevention technologies to suit different lifestyles.
HIV-positive pregnant women get sound advice from mothers who can empathise.
Aids is not over, says Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, but donors are pulling out of South Africa because it is a middle-income country.
Mothers blame themselves and their children can never give up their antiretrovirals.
The Free State health department has come under fire for a number of reasons. Bhekisisa visited the province ahead of elections to find out more.
At least in one in every five public health facilities in the country has run out of HIV and/or TB drugs in the last two months, says a report.
ARVs have stopped children dying, now the former Aids hospice is helping them to thrive.
A report released by health activists details mismanagement and shortages in Mthatha.
Zimbabwe’s Supreme Court will be asked to compel police and prisons to provide antiretroviral treatment to detainees.
A global squabble over property rights could see the price of medicine soar in poor countries.
ARVs have slowed down the rate of new HIV infections and increased the life expectancy of the general population in rural KZN
In 2012 we obtained and published footage of an HIV positive woman in Swaziland, having to eat cow dung to take her ARVs. This is an update on her story.
The change wrought by the mass distribution of HIV/Aids drugs is akin to a major societal shift, writes David Smith.
New evidence has shown that ARVs have the ability to reduce HIV infections of partners dramatically, writes Mia Malan.
South African clinicians have outlined best practice as use of the treatment to prevent infection increases, writes Mia Malan.
Research reveals that rape survivors have little access to information about prophylaxis, a vital drug in minimising the chances of contracting HIV.
Physiotherapists and other health professionals play a crucial yet unacknowledged role in HIV-infected patients’ lives.
A deep-rural hospital has become a beacon of hope, thanks to dedicated individuals.
HIV has been around for a long time but there are still some serious misunderstandings about it, writes <b>Mia Malan</b>.
A state-owned pharmaceutical company providing ARVs is not a clear remedy for cheaper and more efficient manufacturing of the life-saving medication.