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Circumcision does not replace condoms

January 8, 2019
OurHealth  

Mpumalanga – When Thabo Ngobeni was circumcised a few years ago he thought he could stop using condoms because he was now protected against HIV.

HIV: One child infected every two minutes

November 30, 2018
News  

AIDS kills 76 adolescents around the world every day, and some 360 000 will die by 2030 unless “urgent” action is taken.

HIV cure ‘smacks of quackery’ – scientist

November 6, 2018
News  

A new HIV cure, being punted on social media, “smacks of quackery”, according to a prominent HIV scientist.

Teen pregnancy and HIV infections plague Vhembe

October 19, 2018
OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – Newly released statistics from rural clinics outside of Thohoyandou show that children as young as nine are falling pregnant or acquiring HIV infections.

Skilled nurses strengthen HIV fight

September 14, 2018
OurHealth  

The Limpopo Department of Health says nurses who complete a specialist programme are an important weapon in the fight against HIV/Aids.

HIV+ woman beats anger and denial

September 5, 2018
OurHealth  

Mpumalanga – A young woman says HIV will not claim her life. Khosi Zitha said before she accepted her HIV status she battled with denial and anger. The 24-year-old told Health-e News that she could not cope because three of her siblings, who had been HIV-positive, had died.

‘Don’t humiliate me’ says brave teen

August 7, 2018
HIV and AIDS   OurHealth  

NORTHERN CAPE – Fourteen year old Dineo (*not her real name), born with HIV and a member of the Future Leaders movement, says she hates teachers using her as the example when discussing HIV positive people at school.