World Aids Day

 
Ending HIV in South Africa: Queer community by queer community
Ending HIV in South Africa: Queer community by queer community
As South Africa commemorated World Aids Day on December 1, the country pledged to renew, rejuvenate and recommit itself to the fight to end HIV....
If not now, later: Women's vulnerability to HIV risk
If not now, later: Women's vulnerability to HIV risk
From adolescence, black women report a higher prevalence of HIV compared with men of the same age. Keeping girls at school is encouraged to ensure...
Successful HIV treatment create health problems by contaminating water with ARVs
Successful HIV treatment create health problems by contaminating water with ARVs
2018 marks the 30th anniversary of World Aids Day. South Africa has made great strides towards the global 90-90-90 targets (90% of adults living...
Turning the tide against TB: Treatment alone won’t work
Turning the tide against TB: Treatment alone won’t work
Just last month, the World Health Organisation (WHO) released new data showing that, despite being curable, tuberculosis (TB) has overtaken HIV and...
HIV treatment: Where are the men?
HIV treatment: Where are the men?
Today, on World Aids Day, I find myself thinking, as I often do on this day, of two remarkable men, both of whom died unnecessarily of Aids-related illnesses: Reuben Mokae and Sonwabo Qathula. ...
Motsoaledi: “TB advocates should learn from their HIV colleagues”
Motsoaledi: “TB advocates should learn from their HIV colleagues”
The world’s biggest infectious killer – tuberculosis (TB) – is also the most common cause of HIV-related deaths. According to the World Health...
The stigma of HIV still kills
The stigma of HIV still kills
The morning sun had risen. The new year was five days old. And then...
[Video]Mother-to-child HIV transmission in the spotlight
[Video]Mother-to-child HIV transmission in the spotlight
The Male Championship model in Malawi encourages men to get their wives involved in reducing mother-to-child HIV transmission.
Comment: HIV fight requires wisdom
Comment: HIV fight requires wisdom
In his budget vote speech in July, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi announced that the initiation threshold for HIV treatment will be...
Villagers flock to take HIV tests
Villagers flock to take HIV tests
Using a blue pen, Sityhilelo Mandlingana enters a client's name, sex and age into a register next to the date and time that he saw her. He...
Prudence Mabele: "I have seen ARVs save lives"
Prudence Mabele: "I have seen ARVs save lives"
In 2004, more than 500 traditional healers took to the streets in protest against the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC). They accused the HIV...

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