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TB, HIV killing country’s youth

Tuberculosis (TB), followed by HIV, remain the leading killers of South African youth, according to Statistics South Africa’s (Stats SA) latest report on death and sickness among young people released yesterday (Monday)

Growing up HIV positive

Living with the reality of being HIV positive may be daunting for adults but it can be even more terrifying for teenagers

Too little being done to prevent HIV – SANAC

More people are getting infected with HIV every year than passing matric, and the SA National AIDS Council (SANAC) says progress to reduce new infections is “disappointingly slow”.

Who, what, where, when and how? – reporting the full HIV and AIDS story

Idasa and the Journalism Department at the University of Stellenbosch held a workshop for community journalists, tackling the issue of Governance and HIV/AIDS. Health-e journalist Anso Thom spoke to the participants.

‘Epstein is wrong about South Africa’s AIDS response’

A South African AIDS activist and two of the country’s top HIV doctors have tackled a well-respected journalist and author regarding what they believe are a number of errors regarding the country’s epidemic and the benefits of ARVs. By Nathan Geffen, Francois Venter and Francesca Conradie

AIDS Day celebrated

December 9, 2011
HIV and AIDS reporting  

The Gauteng Health Department commemorated World AIDS Day in the Johannesburg city centre where thousands of commuters pass every day. The Department hopes that its message promoting safe sex will filter through to communities.

Jo’€™burg increases ARV clinics

December 1, 2011
HIV and AIDS reporting  

The City of Johannesburg boasts to have contributed to the national AIDS treatment programme by placing 16 000 residents on Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ARVs) since 2004 and the city officials say the number is increasing.