HIV and AIDS
A South African child has controlled HIV without drugs for over eight years in a highly rare and special case.
HIV infection rates amongst children in eastern and southern Africa are steadily declining.
Malebo* was sick when she gave birth to her daughter 12 years ago, and soon realised her newborn was too. Medical tests done at the time confirmed that both mother and child were HIV positive. She tells Mpho Lekgetho her story.