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First Things First targets more students

Following its success last year, First Things First aims to test even more students this year. The 2017 campaign was launched in the Western...

Rings and things … other ways to prevent HIV are on the cards

Trials have shown that rates of HIV infection are reduced if people not infected with HIV take anti-retrovirals - known as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)....

South Africa makes history with HIV vaccine trial

South Africa is taking part in an experimental vaccine programme to curb HIV. Just over 5 000 volunteers, from 15 cities across five provinces,...

Finding our way again: South Africa’s Aids journey

As South Africa prepares to host the International Aids Conference for the second time, it's worth reflecting on the massive strides the nation has...

Young South Africans: This is how we do it

Many young South Africans begin their day answering a simple question. Whether its Twitter's "What's happening?" or Facebook's "What's on your mind?", the way...
HIV vaccine trial

Extensive HIV vaccine study planned in South Africa

American scientists are scheduling a major trial of an experimental HIV vaccine in South Africa in 2016, "the most feasible vaccine ever developed". It will be one of largest single clinical testing processes done in South Africa.

Tsima uses video to help fight Aids

Tsima thumbSonke Gender Justice is running a community mobilisation intervention and research trial in Mpumalanga that uses short video stories to mobilise people to stop the spread of HIV and Aids.

Volunteers bring a smile to Ethembeni

Home thumbGEM volunteers spent some time at Ethembeni Children's Home in Doornfontein, helping to clean the home and spending quality play hours with the babies and toddlers.

World Aids Day: five things you need to know

World Aids Day: five things you need to know

Today is World Aids Day, the day on which the world commemorates the global effects of the HIV/Aids pandemic. It is also a day to mark the continuation of the fight against the stigma that surrounds the disease, as well as to educate people about prevention and treatment programmes.

Woman leading change in South Africa’s battle against HIV

aids ribbon1---thumbHIV/Aids networking organisation, Nacosa, has been instrumental in reducing HIV infections in South Africa over the last ten years.

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