HIV/Aids

 
Go inside the trucker craze fuelling a blackmarket in dangerous 'sex enhancers'
Go inside the trucker craze fuelling a blackmarket in dangerous 'sex enhancers'
As office workers scurry home in the lingering light just after sunset in Harare, street vendors raise their sales pitches to prospective customers....
Research: More than 50 000 teachers at public schools are living with HIV
Research: More than 50 000 teachers at public schools are living with HIV
More than 50 000 teachers at public schools are living with HIV and most of these teachers can be found in KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga and Eastern...
[Video]Does mixing sex and alcohol make it easier to get HIV?
[Video]Does mixing sex and alcohol make it easier to get HIV?
How does your drinking affect your sex life? And can HIV infection be linked to alcohol consumption? Mia Malan gives you the facts.
[Video]#AIDS2016 - It's a wrap: How medical and social solutions come together
[Video]#AIDS2016 - It's a wrap: How medical and social solutions come together
As the conference winds down, Mia Malan tells us how medical solutions alone will not help us beat HIV.
Mozambique's enduring discrimination leaves gay men untreated for HIV
Mozambique's enduring discrimination leaves gay men untreated for HIV
In June, Mozambique dropped a colonial-era law criminalising homosexual activities. The change passed relatively quietly in the southern African...
Free ARVs are not enough: The hidden costs of treating HIV in Nigeria
Free ARVs are not enough: The hidden costs of treating HIV in Nigeria
The Nigerian government’s decision to provide antiretrovirals freely as part of HIV programmes at the country’s health facilities has
Mbeki addresses 'Aids denialism' criticism
Mbeki addresses 'Aids denialism' criticism
Towards the end of 2015 I sent the communication below to a fellow African to respond to some comments he had made on the matter of "Mbeki, HIV...
ARV-infused vaginal ring significantly lowers HIV infections
ARV-infused vaginal ring significantly lowers HIV infections
A vaginal ring infused with anti-HIV medication can reduce women’s chances of contracting the virus by almost a third – and by up to 56% in...
New state-run pharmaceutical company to produce ARVs by 2019
New state-run pharmaceutical company to produce ARVs by 2019
The recently established state-owned pharmaceutical company, Ketlaphela, will start to produce antiretroviral drugs in 2019, according to the...
SA's HIV treatment programme has saved 1.3-million lives
SA's HIV treatment programme has saved 1.3-million lives
South Africa's HIV treatment programme has saved 1.3-million lives over the past two decades, according to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV...
[Video]Francois: I am a prison rape survivor
[Video]Francois: I am a prison rape survivor
Francois shares his story of being raped violently in an Eastern Cape correctional centre and encourages other survivors to speak up and seek help.

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