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Brand South Africa calls on citizens to get tested for HIV this World AIDS...

Johannesburg, Saturday 01 December 2018 – This World AIDS Day – Brand South Africa encourages all citizens to play their part and get...
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.
South Africa marks World Aids Day

South Africa marks World Aids Day

Today is World Aids Day. South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa marked the day by acknowledging the strides the country had made in its successful treatment programme, while calling for more action. The country's theme is "Towards an HIV-Free Generation: Rise. Act. Protect. Zero".

Circus concert to tackle HIV stigma

zip-zap---thumbCape Town's Zip Zap Circus works with HIV-positive youth. A concert in conjunction with Médecins Sans Frontières and the Treatment Action Campaign on World Aids Day will promote putting condoms in schools, sticking to your treatment and overturning the stigma of the virus.

Finding South Africa’s next HIV-positive hero

Search-thumbThis World Aids Day on 1 December the HIV epidemic gets a shot of hope with the launch of the Search for the Next Positive Hero SA, which aims to create HIV-positive role-models for the five million South Africans living with the virus.

Star power lights up UNAids’ Fast-Track Targets

South Africa is at the forefront of the HIV pandemic in several ways: it has the highest number of HIV-positive people, but also the largest HIV managed care programme, and it has negotiated down the costs of viral-load testing. Now South African-born actress Charlize Theron is standing up for UNAids.

'Yarn bombing' for World Aids Day

‘Yarn bombing’ for World Aids Day

Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile will mark World Aids Day on Saturday by joining in the "yarn bombing" of a tree at the Hillcrest Aids Centre outside Durban.

Brand South Africa urges Western Cape residents to play their part

Brand South Africa today encouraged the residents of the province to get involved in building the country’s reputation at the Stakeholder Summit held Cape Town today.

Bold new HIV/Aids plan for SA

South Africa entered a new era in the fight against HIV/Aids on 1 December, as President Jacob Zuma introduced a radical plan to boost protection of affected individuals and prevent further infections.

Aids in South Africa stabilising: UN

US gives R900m for ARV treatment

As South Africa joins the world in observing World Aids Day, the United States has committed R900-million over two years for the provision of anti-retroviral drugs in the country.

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