MTV Shuga launches three new campaigns

The MTV Shuga drama series has launched three new 'edutainment' campaigns to target its audience and educate them regarding HIV prevention and self-testing...

1 Aug 2018

ARVs and children: new research shows the devastating impact of a late start

South Africa's programme to give mothers antiretroviral treatment preventing them from transmitting HIV to their babies during pregnancy and breastfeeding is rightly lauded for saving lives...

By Mary-Ann Davies and Amy Slogrove 1 Aug 2018

Pioneering affordable HIV/AIDS treatment in Africa Cipla's continued goal

Cipla joined more than 15,000 global leaders, policymakers, researchers and advocates at the 22nd International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam, the Netherlands...

Issued by Cipla 30 Jul 2018

Response to HIV needs to change

HIV is the epidemic of our time, with up to 38.8-million people living with the disease worldwide in 2015-2016, and around two-million new cases diagnosed in 2015...

23 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: Africa needs leaders who live and exude integrity

Africa's new generation of leaders could learn a thing or two about how to become great, but it takes much more to become an extraordinary leader like Nelson Mandela...

By Rudo Kwaramba-Kayombo 19 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: Mobile HIV clinics hit the road

Shout-It-Now has designed a new community-based HIV screening and immediate ART initiation service that dovetails with the goals and services of the public health system in Gauteng...

13 Jul 2018

SANAC gears up for International AIDS conference

The South Africa National AIDS Council (SANAC), under the leadership of Deputy President David Mabuza, is set to discuss the common message that South Africa will take to the 22nd International AIDS Conference...

29 Jun 2018

Viral suppression helps lower risk for many types of cancer, study finds

A new study by the Yale School of Public Health and partner institutions is the first to examine the potential cancer prevention benefits of prolonged periods of HIV viral suppression, resulting from antiretroviral therapy, for persons living with HIV...

By Elisabeth Reitman 25 Jun 2018

Brics countries must step up on healthcare

Because they carry the greatest burden of disease, developing countries need to make their voices heard in global health organisations...

20 Jun 2018

Why indigenous medicine could play a role in rebuilding health systems

Conflicts do not spare health systems. From Afghanistanto the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the effects that wars and state fragility have on healthcare provision are all too visible...

By Jean-Benoit Falisse and Serena Masino 20 Jun 2018

Health revolution in the hands of youth

South African youth must take up the torch in health matters and lead awareness campaigns when it comes to the prevention of tuberculosis (TB) and Aids-related deaths...

13 Jun 2018

Adherence clubs help patients stick to treatment regimens

We are scaling up adherence clubs in SA to help patients attending public health facilities who have to take medication every day stay on their treatment and remain healthy...

7 Jun 2018

Government's HIV partnerships are gathering momentum

The collaborative approach the government is taking in its fight against HIV/Aids and tuberculosis (TB) is yielding results...

30 May 2018

SA leads the way in Aids research and treatment

South Africa's contribution to the research and treatment of HIV/Aids is significant...

22 May 2018

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