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WATCH: Gender HIV Sterilisation

24 February 2020, 9:36 AM

The Commission for Gender Equality will is launching a report in Rosebank, Johannesburg about forced and coerced sterilisations in hospitals in two provinces.

Thousands of devotees in Mauritius for Shivaratri Hindu festival

22 February 2020, 7:42 AM

Thousands of devotees have descended on Grand Basin in northern Mauritius for the culmination of the Hindu festival, Maha Shivaratri.

Vaccine trial in SA fails to show efficacy in HIV prevention

4 February 2020, 3:34 PM

The Department of Health says it is disappointed that a large-scale HIV vaccine trial in South Africa failed to show efficacy in preventing HIV infection.

A nurse tests a blood sample during a free HIV test at a blood tests party, part of a campaign to prevent HIV infection..

Lessons can still be drawn from discontinued HIV vaccine trial: Sanac

4 February 2020, 12:34 PM

Sanac has expressed disappointment with the suspension of the HIV vaccine trial in South Africa.

Ineffective HIV vaccine trial halted

4 February 2020, 5:23 AM

A large-scale HIV vaccine trial has been stopped in South Africa.


UKZN SRC distances itself from torching of HIV Support Centre

3 February 2020, 4:04 PM

The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) Student Representative Council (SRC) has distanced itself from the torching of an HIV Support Centre at its Howard College campus in Durban earlier on Monday.

Shivambu assault case postponed

28 January 2020, 12:19 PM

The case against Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Deputy President Floyd Shivambu has been postponed to the 26th of February.

Shivambu back in court for alleged assault

28 January 2020, 6:32 AM

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Deputy President Floyd Shivambu is expected back in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday morning.


The Aurum Institute lauds progress but wants new HIV infections reduced

1 December 2019, 3:05 PM

Leading healthcare organisation The Aurum Institute says the impact of the country’s HIV/AIDS response would be greater if the number of new HIV infections was reduced and the focus put on key populations which are most at risk.

SA introduces anti-HIV drug

1 December 2019, 12:28 PM

South Africa has announced announced a new drug to help with the spread of HIV/AIDS and new infections. Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize spoke about the medication on the side lines ahead of the main event commemorating World Aids Day on Sunday.



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