An HIV positive American has leaked online the names of 14 200 Singaporeans and foreigners also diagnosed in the city-state with the human immunodeficiency virus, the Health Ministry said on Monday.
Indonesia’s health ministry has sought to reassure HIV patients that sufficient antiretroviral (ARV) drugs will be available for their treatment after some hospitals had run out of supplies.
Health authorities in England said on Friday that they support a plan to double to 26 000 the number of participants in an HIV prevention pill trial, ahead of a potential national roll-out.
Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has confirmed to SABC News that his deputy Floyd Shivambu is going nowhere, saying he will continue to be part of the party’s leadership structures.
EFF deputy leader Floyd Shivambu is confident about the current High Court case in Pretoria involving party leader Julius Malema. Malema is applying to have the Riotous Assemblies Act of 1956 declared invalid. Judgment was reserved on Wednesday.
The North West department of Health says most young people between the ages of 15 and 24 are not aware of their HIV status.
A 44-year-old man has allegedly raped and infected his seven year-old niece with HIV.
A study conducted by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), has found that close to 30% of HIV positive people, who are virally unsuppressed, are resistant to antiretroviral drugs.
Nkosi’s Haven in Johannesburg faces closure. It was opened in honour of the late AIDS activist 11-year-old Nkosi Johnson. It is home to over 100 babies including 35 orphans as well as 28 mothers.
Acting President David Mabuza and chairperson of the South African National AIDS Council has challenged traditional leaders to champion the fight against HIV/AIDS.