HIV statistics

 
Home visits give instant HIV results and data set to guide more than a dozen African countries’ programmes
Home visits give instant HIV results and data set to guide more than a dozen African countries’ programmes
It’s a pale wintry day in June. Lincoln Ruguwa* (35) shifts in his chair, chuckling uncomfortably.
Comment: Bring back the lost girls
Comment: Bring back the lost girls
In the true spirit of Friday's second annual International Day of the Girl Child, we're issuing a very specific call to action: we must do...
People with HIV pay more for life insurance – if they can get it
People with HIV pay more for life insurance – if they can get it
Social justice organisation Section27 has been inundated with complaints about life insurance companies refusing to provide cover for people...
Aids takes heavier toll on men
Aids takes heavier toll on men
Findings that appeared in PLOS Medicine suggest the gender differences in deaths of people on antiretrovirals in South Africa are not related to the...
Study shows mounting Aids toll in Swaziland
Study shows mounting Aids toll in Swaziland
Swaziland's death rate more than doubled in a decade, proof of the toll of Aids, statisticians in this southern African kingdom said on Wednesday....
G8 must keep Aids promise
G8 must keep Aids promise
Civil society organisations from around the world on Wednesday made a coordinated appeal to the Canadian government to help pressure the Group of...
Riding HIV's superhighway
Riding HIV's superhighway
The differences in HIV prevalence between South Africa's racial groups are as large as those between countries with the highest and lowest...
HIV wipes out Namibia's gains in reducing child mortality
HIV wipes out Namibia's gains in reducing child mortality
The HI virus is reversing strides Namibia has made in improving children's health. The country was well on its way to reducing child mortality, but...
Gauteng's antenatal HIV-rate drops
Gauteng's antenatal HIV-rate drops
HIV prevalence rates among pregnant women dropped 2,3% in Gauteng between 2004 and 2006, a provincial public-health profile report has found.
Jury still out on Aids infection levels
Jury still out on Aids infection levels
The huge variation in levels of HIV infection among pregnant women across South Africa was clearly demonstrated in the latest government report on...

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