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You can’t transmit HIV if you take ARVs correctly and are virally suppressed

Researchers once again confirmed: It’s impossible for HIV-positive people on treatment to transmit the virus through sex — this time among gay men.

Decrease in women abuse = decrease in HIV infections, say researchers

Women who experience gender-based violence have a higher risk of contracting HIV: this should be considered in South Africa's prevention strategy.

Eastern Cape drug depot in extremis

A report released by health activists details mismanagement and shortages in Mthatha.

HIV, ARVs and the cervical cancer vaccine

How SA women will benefit from an HPV vaccine, which the government will introduce next year, will strongly depend on the virus's link with HIV.

Household survey: HIV prevalence increases

Antiretroviral treatment has given HIV-infected people a longer life, thus increasing the proportion of people living with HIV.

Fact: Children have sex – Motsoaledi

Denial should not stand in the way of the provision of sexual health services at schools, says Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi.

Social grants decrease teenage girls’ risk of contracting HIV

Child support grants can protect teenage girls from sugar daddies.

Report: Eastern Cape still out of HIV, TB drugs

Médecins Sans Frontières says in five months there has been no improvement with Eastern Cape HIV and TB drug stock-outs.

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