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HIV self test is easy to do, but you need courage

June 6, 2019

Knowing one’s HIV status has benefits but Free State activists say young people still dread administering self-tests.

Circumcision does not replace condoms

January 8, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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.