HIV

'I would buy the HIV home test because it's easier than being disrespected by nurses'

Nelisiwe Msomi, Pontsho Pilane

South Africa is one of about three dozen countries that supports HIV self-testing, but will it catch on? Here's what people who live here had to say.


These countries medically prescribe heroin, should SA follow suit?

It’s time that evidence, not stigma, drive SA’s drug policies.


Wonder where SA's medically circumcised men are? Now there's a map for that

Nelisiwe Msomi

When new technology and an old tradition meet, they could help avert more than a million new HIV infections


Health or human rights? False dichotomy could fuel a resurgence in forced HIV testing

Michaela Clayton, Annabel Raw

More than three decades ago, HIV activists fought against mandatory testing. Now an old battle is finding new life.


Why does HIV kill more men than women?

Dean Peacock, Jonathan Hopkins

In 2016, 60% of women of 15 years or older living with HIV were on treatment. Less than half their male peers could say the same.