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The secret pain of sex workers and their children

August 14, 2018
News  

Most sex workers hide what they do for a living from those closest to them – especially their own children, causing pain and distrust mainly because South Africa does not legitimise their work.

Dudu Dlamini: From poverty to sex work

August 13, 2018
News  

This women’s month, we speak to Dlamini on her activism, feminism and her goal to see the profession of sex work decriminalised.

Managing pain – not death

August 6, 2018
News  

Hospices are associated with dying, but many simply help people to cope with the pain or the psychosocial problems they are experiencing rather than preparing them to die. Health-e’s AMY GREEN reports.

Many miles for youth service

August 3, 2018
News  

Ananelang Tumi Motumi (26), who has just returned from Amsterdam following a reward trip to the World AIDS Conference 2018, describes the experience as the best time of her life.

New ARV not for women wanting to fall pregnant

July 26, 2018
News  

AMSTERDAM – Dolutegravir, the new wonder antiretroviral (ARV) drug, should not be given to women who want to get pregnant, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned this week.

Many HIV convictions not supported by science

July 26, 2018
News  

AMSTERDAM – The prosecution of HIV positive people for deliberately infecting or endangering others is often not supported by science, according to 20 top scientists including Nobel Laureate Francoise Barre-Sinoussi.

Limpopo Health lambasted over insensitive tweet

July 17, 2018
HIV and AIDS   OurHealth  

The Limpopo Department of Health (DoH) has apologised for a tweet from its official Twitter account claiming that anyone who dies of HIV today does so by choice.