Etiqueta: South Africa

  • HIV/AIDS: ARVs as prevention must move quickly “from science to action”

        A landmark study showing major reductions in HIV transmission among discordant couples due to early treatment may fail to have a significant impact on HIV prevention unless governments and donors are willing […]

  • Uganda: Male circumcision gains popularity

      MEDICAL male circumcision is gaining strength as a preventive measure against HIV/AIDS transmission. The findings was contained in a report on communication challenges in HIV prevention, multiple concurrent partners and medical male […]

  • Preventing HIV with social media and mobile phones

      With more than 7 000 people newly infected with HIV everyday and 1 000 of these new infections occurring in South Africa, Stellenbosch University just outside Cape Town, was the ideal setting […]

  • Babies who escape HIV face other death risks: study

        Babies lucky enough not to get HIV from their infected mothers still face up to a four times greater risk of dying in the first year because of a greater […]