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SEX WORKERS COUNT

Aconsultative meeting with sex workers and groups representing sex workers and their rights at the International Conference on STIs and...

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NIGERIAN ANTI-GAY LAW AFFECTS HIV RESPONSE

Local HIV and AIDS research organisations have slammed Nigeria’s Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Bill, which criminalises gay marriage and...

SANAC SECRETARIAT REPORT: NSP IMPLEMENTATION

SANAC has the important task of rallying the nation behind a common National Strategic Plan and raising resources for the implementation of...

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A LIFE WELL LIVED

The evening of the 5th of December 2013 was like no other for South Africa. The stars that offered light seemed bleak and dark. As night...

IS AIDS FINALLY ON THE RUN?

The war against HIV has at times seemed more like a battle between David and Goliath. But if history has proved anything it’s that giants...

THE STATE OF OUR HIV RESPONSE

About six million South Africans are living with HIV. Estimates range between 5.4 and 6.4 million. The estimate of 6.1 million used by...

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SOUL CITY: BEHAVIOUR CHANGE IN YOUNG WOMEN

At a meeting on 3 December 2013, the Global Fund Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) elected the Soul City Institute for Health and...

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Get wise. Get tested. Get circumcised.

Three years ago, South Africa adopted medical male circumcision as a critical component of the country’s HIV prevention strategy. Going...

A Glass Half Full And A Window Of Opportunity

Cabinet has approved a draft bill banning alcohol advertising, to restrict the advertisement of alcoholic beverages and sponsorship. It...

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V for South Africa

The Programme for Appropriate Technologies in Health (PATH) and a number of research partners have developed a new form of condom for...