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Study offers new protection to teenagers.

July 20, 2016
AIDS 2016   HIV Prevention  

South Africa has the highest HIV infections rate among adolescent new adolescent girls and a new study by the Desmond Tutu HIV Centre is currently testing antiretrovirals to a group of adolescents in a bid to keep them HIV free

SA could find an HIV vaccine in 10 years

July 20, 2016
HIV and AIDS   HIV Prevention  

South Africa leads the way in HIV vaccine research with a large trial set to begin before the end of the year.

Access to treatment still a crisis

July 19, 2016
HIV and AIDS   News  

Global AIDS gains are in danger of being rolled back unless donors step up their contributions, getting treatment to 20 million HIV positive people currently excluded.

Too soon to speak of the end of AIDS

July 18, 2016
HIV and AIDS  

There has been remarkable progress in the AIDS response. We have come a long way since the 13th International AIDS Conference was hosted in Durban in 2000. Professor Chris Beyrer, Professor Linda-Gail Bekker and Professor Françoise Barré-Sinoussi discuss…

All eyes are on the World AIDS Conference 2016

July 14, 2016
HIV and AIDS   OurHealth  

As the countdown to the 21st International AIDS Conference to be held in Durban enters the last few days, the John Taolo Gaetsewe District Municipality responded to SANAC Chairperson and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s appeal for coordinated activities to mark the event.

Growing up HIV positive

Living with the reality of being HIV positive may be daunting for adults but it can be even more terrifying for teenagers

Still fighting for HIV/AIDS

September 19, 2002
HIV and AIDS  

It’€™s been two decades since Dr Peter Piot, now head of UNAIDS, first saw patients from central Africa with a mysterious illness that we today know to be HIV/Aids. Since then he has made it his mission to keep the epidemic on the international political agenda. Kathryn Strachan spoke to Dr Piot during his recent […]