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75% of all people living with HIV know their HIV status: New UNAIDS report

1 December 2018, 4:50 PM

Report calls for increased efforts to reach the 9.4 million people living with HIV who are not aware that they are living with the virus and the estimated 19.4 million people living with HIV who do not have a suppressed viral load.

Motsoaledi blames high HIV/AIDS rates on those who don’t test

29 April 2018, 7:04 AM

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 […]

TAC pledges to hold political leaders accountable for public ‘health crisis’

20 January 2018, 9:48 AM

South Africa’s public healthcare system continues to be in crisis and political leaders will be held accountable, the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) says.

HIV remission: the quest to turn lessons from exceptional cases into solutions

23 December 2017, 1:39 PM

The case of an HIV-infected child in South Africa who has been in remission for nearly nine years without taking any antiretroviral drugs has provided further proof that HIV remission is possible.

People living with HIV/AIDS urged to take pills

1 December 2017, 12:28 PM

The Selenium Research Institute in Johannesburg has urged South African’s living with HIV and AIDS to take at least one solinium tablet a day in order to boost the immune system and increase the CD4 count. The Institute participated in Gauteng’s commemoration of World AIDS Day at the Ellis Park sports arena in Johannesburg, under […]



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