It’s not enough to test for HIV and treat it – social factors matter too | Health24
Giving HIV-positive people access to antiretrovirals as soon as they become infected is an important step in controlling the infection. The challenge lies in making sure people who know they are infected actually take the drugs.
Blind, HIV positive street child becomes motivational speaker | Health24
Born blind, Nthabiseng Moloi was abandoned by her parents when she was six. Her adoptive mother found her bleeding on the pavement following a gang rape.
Why a young student needs to keep her HIV status a secret | Health24
During the five day countdown to the World Aids Conference, a young woman explained why she did not want to embarrass her grandmother with her HIV status.
More than $36 billion a year needed to stop Aids | Health24
Since 2010 development assistance for HIV has remained nearly constant, but meeting the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets will require major changes in how programmes are delivered and financed.
Stigma and shame still shrouds HIV amongst key populations | Health24
Sex workers, men who have sex with men, drug users and other at-risk groups are still facing barriers to HIV prevention and treatment due to shame and stigma.
Three new studies uncover SA’s HIV transmission patterns | Health24
Caprisa’s director Professor Salim Abdool-Karim explains how three studies in KwaZulu-Natal provide new insights into the engine that drives HIV transmission in the country.
It's not an honour to host Aids conference, says Charlize Theron | Health24
At the opening of the 21st International Aids Conference in Durban last night, Charlize Theron told delegates that South Africa should not be proud to be hosting the conference.
Marching for increased Aids funding | Health24
Civil society groups took to the streets of Durban today (Monday), a few hours before the opening of 21st International Aids Conference, pleading for governments to increase funding for HIV.
16 years on, the world’s biggest Aids conference returns to Africa | Health24
At the helm of the worldwide Aids pandemic, South Africa now boasts the largest treatment programme in the world, with 3.4 million people receiving the antiretroviral (ARV) drugs that allow those living with HIV to lead normal lives.