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Could an implant the size of a match stick save teenage girls from HIV? Find out.

Bhekisisa editor Mia Malan talks to HIV scientist Salim Abdool Karim about his research on risky relationships of young women and older men.

Theatre company breaks down barriers to communication

Investing in the Future Youth Development Award. Winner: Drama for Life Theatre Company Project

Hlokomela takes healthcare to women who need it most

Investing in the Future Health Award Winner: Hlokomela Women's Clinic

Could R100 a month be enough to keep South Africa’s young women HIV free?

In a world hemmed in by patriarchy and poverty, cash transfers could be the missing link in SA’s HIV prevention programmes.

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.

PrEPing young women for the HIV prevention pill

This tablet can help to protect the country's young women from contracting HIV.

Trans men: The ‘invisible’ group in SA’s HIV health plan

Activists have red-flagged how the HIV prevention plan for the LGBTI community doesn’t cater for transgender men who have sex with other men

LGBTI-focused national HIV plan launched

"A recent report found that the stigmatisation of homosexuality has made public health interventions difficult to implement effectively."

Do medically circumcised men take more risks in the bedroom?

New research may have finally answered an old question.

Malawi to halt prosecutions against LGBTI community

Malawi says it will no longer enforce anti-homosexuality laws but dangerous homophobia persists on the country's streets - and in its clinics.

Could six injections a year protect you from HIV infection?

A new injectable drug could change the face of HIV prevention and the revolution might start right here in South Africa.

South Africa on the cusp of HIV vaccine breakthrough

Recently the first participants in the HVTN 702 study received jabs of a vaccine that could stop HIV in its tracks

Could we mass-produce HIV immunity?

One tiny protein may hold the secret to ending the HIV pandemic.

Top school’s controversial HIV sports policy raises discrimination concerns

Specialist says contact sport policy isn't "necessarily supported by HIV transmission evidence" but school says it’s in line with the SA Schools Act.

Women praise HIV prevention pill as research could produce a simpler injection

For those at risk, taking a pill that can stop them from getting HIV is a ‘life-changing experience’

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Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

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In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

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