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Take a stand on values, says new UNAIDS Ambassador

November 21, 2017
HIV and AIDS  

South Africans need to determine what values we want, said South African scientist Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim shortly after being appointed UNAIDS Special Ambassador for Adolescents and HIV.

Township hospice eases burden on state health sector

September 7, 2017
HIV and AIDS   News   OurHealth  

Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, in a recent radio interview, said medical advancements in the fight against HIV was resulting in fewer deaths attributed to the virus.

TAC is back!

August 28, 2017
HIV and AIDS  

The Treatment Action Campaign accused politicians for turning their backs on HIV and TB at its 6th National Congress last week

No SANAC board for Criselda

August 24, 2017
HIV and AIDS  

Controversial talk show host Criselda Kananda-Dudumashe will not serve on the board of the South African National Aids Council (SANAC), after she declined her nomination.

Quicker TB test available for HIV patients in SA

July 27, 2017
HIV and AIDS   News  

A quicker, simpler test for tuberculosis (TB) in people living with HIV is not being used widely enough in South Africa, despite new evidence of its benefits, according to international humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF).

Too many still dying of AIDS says MSF

July 26, 2017
HIV and AIDS   News  

An “unacceptably high” number of people living with HIV still develop AIDS and die of AIDS-related diseases across sub-Saharan Africa, according to Doctors Without Borders (MSF).

How ‘special’ individuals could hold the key to HIV cure

July 25, 2017
HIV and AIDS  

A South African child has controlled HIV without drugs for over eight years in a highly rare and special case.