Human Right activist and Treatment Action Campaign’s Deputy General Secretary, Vuyokazi Gonyela, has called on government to address the stigma and discrimination perpetuated towards people living with HIV.
Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize says the stigma attached to HIV /Aids is still a major concern which discourages many people to get tested.
War of words have erupted between the Department of Health in the Free State and HIV/AIDS NGO Positive Action Campaign.
Researchers at the Africa Health Research Institute are conducting a new long-term study in one of the global epicentres of the HIV/Aids pandemic, at Hlabisa on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast.
The Eastern Cape government aims to reduce HIV/AIDS infections and trace patients who have defaulted on their treatment.
South Africans living with HIV/Aids are continuing to live longer than before.
South African HIV/AIDS activists have started arriving in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, ahead of the 22nd International AIDS Conference.
HIV/Aids has had far reaching socio-economic consequences in South Africa, however research indicates that the rate at which the pandemic is infecting the population is slowing down.
Communities across the World will on Tuesday host candlelight memorials to raise social consciousness around HIV and AIDS. 36-million people currently live with the illness globally while 7.1 million of them residing in South Africa. CEO of the South African National Aids Council, Dr Sandile Buthelezi says the number of people living with HIV and […]
Health minister Aaron Motsoaledi has blamed South Africa’s high HIV/AIDS rate on the attitude of those who refusing to take tests in order to know their status. He says men are the main culprits. Motsoaledi was leading the department’s lifestyle awareness campaign at Stinkwater in Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria. The minister says South Africa has […]