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Landmark ARV pricing deal to save SA billions

September 22, 2017
News  

Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, Minister of Health, says a landmark pricing deal announced by UNAids will accelerate the availability of the first affordable, generic, single-pill HIV treatment.

How Swaziland is beating down HIV

July 25, 2017
News  

The Kingdom of Swaziland, the country worst-affected by HIV on the planet, has made monumental gains in the fight against AIDS in the past five years.

World on track to meet HIV goals – UNAIDS

July 20, 2017
News  

We are closer than ever before to ending AIDS but there is much still to do, according to a new report.

RIP Prudence Mabele, iconic AIDS activist

July 11, 2017
HIV and AIDS  

One of South Africa’s key AIDS activists, Prudence Mabele, passed away this week from complications relating to tuberculosis. She reflected on her life in this interview with Health-e in late 2016

HIV activists warn of “unravelling” AIDS response

June 13, 2017
HIV and AIDS   News  

The country’s most influential AIDS advocacy organisations have announced they may withdraw from SANAC, following allegations of corruption.

Norah takes sex education to schools

April 5, 2017
HIV and AIDS   OurHealth  

Diagnosed HIV positive at birth, pregnant at 16, raped at 19 – a young woman raised in Soweto is using her own life experiences to teach young people about HIV and unwanted pregnancy.

“I am HIV+, but my partner is negative”

March 3, 2017
HIV and AIDS   OurHealth  

FREE STATE – Lerato Mofokeng, a 36-year-old mother of a four year old, was surprised when she and her child were diagnosed with HIV – yet her boyfriend of seven years tested negative for the virus.