HIV/AIDS

Dear deputy president, we are not shields in your political battles

In a letter to deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa, Gaopalelwe Phalaetsile reflects on the ways in which *womxn end up as collateral damage when men...

Here are the top five health issues facing women in South...

Self care means looking after ourselves in mind, body and soul. To make sure we've got the body aspect covered, The Daily...

Stigma contributes to Kenyan teens quitting HIV treatment

The United Nations Programme on HIV/Aids (UNAIDS) has revealed that Kenyan teenagers are most likely to quit HIV treatment, thus undermining the fight against...

Parents, principals will no longer decide whether learners get condoms

School governing bodies and parents will no longer be able to prevent pupils from getting condoms at schools, according to a new basic education...

If HIV denialists have not been pardoned, why should the DA...

Aids has taught South Africans why denialism can't be tolerated – whether it comes from Thabo Mbeki or Helen Zille. In the same week that...

HIV/AIDS in South Africa: how far have we come?

It’s been 16 years since Thabo Mbeki’s denial of HIV’s relation to AIDS, 15 years since the death of international icon Nkosi Johnson and...

The “most advanced vaccine trial to date” launches in South Africa,...

On Wednesday, a day before World Aids Day, a highly anticipated HIV vaccine trial called HVTN 702 launched in South Africa. The new vaccine...

We asked an expert to bust the myths associated with condoms...

We’ve had a giggle at Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s condom presentation in the National Assembly this week. But even after proposing a national commission of...

#AIDS2016 through the eyes and voice of a young black woman

While the International AIDS Conference is lauded by many as a chance to celebrate progress made in HIV/AIDS treatment and research, ANDILE MTHOMBENI believes...

Hundreds urge Indian government not to stop generic medicine production

On Thursday, about 150 local and international activists marched to the Indian consulate in Durban to deliver a message to the Indian consul-general to...

#AIDS2016 Editorial: We cannot wait for another Nkosi Johnson moment to...

HIV/AIDS continues to be one of the greatest challenges of our time. Yet there is a sinister silence on HIV/AIDS in our...

We must redouble our efforts to combat HIV/AIDS among young people

While there has been remarkable global progress in tackling the HIV/AIDS pandemic around the world, the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) says further interventions...

Small steps in technology are big leaps in preventing HIV in...

Matola-Gare is one of the most densely populated areas of Maputo. A score of mothers with their babies clinging onto them queue in and...

Often a condom is not enough to protect sex workers from...

First things first, suspend your judgement.  In conditions of dreadful poverty, the possible contraction of AIDS-related illness may seem less important than the immediate need for...
18,312FansLike
1,381FollowersFollow
39,717FollowersFollow
264SubscribersSubscribe
Secured By miniOrange