The clinical trial, which involved more than 5 000 volunteers and cost in excess of $104 million, has been canned.
It’s been almost 20 years since he passed on and South Africans remain moved by the brave little Aids activist Nkosi Johnson’s legacy and contribution to society.
More than 5 000 volunteers at 14 different sites across South Africa took part in the 2016 HIV vaccine trial.
One of the two suspects found with ARVs is alleged to be an employee at the Department of Health.
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize launched a new HIV drug on Wednesday 27 November 2019, that could avert more than 300 000 infections in the next two decades.
The new strain has been classified as HIV-1 Group M, subtype L, and can be traced back to the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Road accidents are the number one cause of death among children and young adults.
Deputy President David Mabuza praised the Eshowe community for exceeding the 90-90-90 target set by the UN and urged others to follow their example.
It’s obvious that men’s practices and behaviour are central to women’s vulnerability to HIV, writes Andrew Gibbs.
While the prevalence rate may be of concern, people living with HIV/AIDS still have a second chance at a long and healthy life.
The South African National Aids Council (SANAC) chairperson, Deputy President David Mabuza, on Tuesday officiated at the launch of the UNAIDS Global Report, which contains the latest data on the HIV epidemic.
This powerful message can help end the HIV pandemic by preventing HIV transmission.
HIV/AIDS has not been brought under control and new infections continue to drive the epidemic.
A major milestone in finding a cure for HIV.
Cold Case Hammarskjöld premiered at the Sundance Film Festival this weekend, and it’s packed with shocking revelations about the spread of AIDS.
People living with HIV are not synonymous with sexual violence, as this case and the legal criminalization of non-disclosure suggests.
World Aids is on 1 December. HIV testing remains the crucial entry point for all HIV services, including both prevention and treatment.
The world sure is a strange place…
Our South African news today round-up takes a look at the weather, traffic, rand value and what happened with the Kempton Park train crash.
The South African doctors have achieved the world’s first ever HIV positive-to-HIV negative liver transplant.
This is definitely not good news…
The CAA has come out to clarify its protocols after a text from an alleged Mango HR staff member stated that a black employee could not return to work due to a HIV diagnosis
Overall, new cases of HIV infection are on the gradual decline, yet health professionals are worried that an unsteady healthcare system may undo all the hard work put in by ARV campaigners.