Hiv Testing

How do we reduce new infections by 60% in a mere three and a half years?

Today, SA boasts the world's largest HIV treatment programme, but 3.2-million people who need ARVs still aren't on them. Here’s how to fix that.
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See what the world’s largest HIV programme is planning

Our Laura Lopez Gonzalez takes you inside SA's national HIV and TB plan in just two minutes.

Limpopo HIV testing kit shortage may put rape survivors at risk

Health department admits HIV testing kits ran low, but says kits were reshuffled between facilities and provinces to avoid stock-outs.

Is DIY HIV testing the latest Cape Town trend?

It starts with a swab but does it end with a diagnosis? Why the trickiest part of DIY HIV testing happens after the test.

The promise and peril of do-it-yourself HIV testing

One in two people living with HIV still aren’t on treatment, could DIY testing be the solution?

Could do-it-yourself HIV testing take off in SA?

The World Health Organisation hopes take-home tests will increase the number of the people who know their HIV status

Home visits give instant HIV results and data set to guide more than a dozen African countries’ programmes

The population assessments of the epidemic in sub-Sahara yields information of benefit to patients and to each nation’s plan of action

​Technology speeds up diagnosis and HIV testing for babies in Mozambique

Technology has cut diagnosis waiting times, getting infants on to treatment sooner.

How stigma can stymie Nigeria’s efforts to extend HIV treatment

People in rural Nigeria are afraid of being isolated due to their HIV status and don't access treatment.

[From our archives] ‘Once he says he doesn’t want a condom, that’s that’

Gender imbalances in intimate relationships make it difficult for women to decide when, if at all, to have children.

World Aids Day: Less than half of infected people know

Although 65% of South Africans reportedly have been tested for HIV at least once, annual testing figures are much lower.

Gentlemen, let’s talk about HIV

Despite the stereotypes, there is a pressing need for men to play more of a role in HIV support.

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