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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

5 things you should know about HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis

March 15, 2016
HIV and AIDS   HIV Prevention  

South Africa has just announced that thousands of HIV-negative sex workers will be eligible to receive antiretrovirals (ARV) to help prevent them from becoming infected with HIV. Here are five things you should know about HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis.

The next wave of prevention: Ring-fencing HIV

A range of new products, including vaginal rings and antiretroviral (ARV) injections, may soon be on offer to prevent HIV.