HIV

National laboratory workers strike after negotiations stall, provinces fail to pay

Nelisiwe Msomi

The nationwide industrial action is expected to last at least until Friday and could affect patients living with conditions such as cancer and HIV.


Prudence Mabele: The death of an activist, the reckoning of a movement?

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

​The loss of one of SA’s most longstanding HIV activists comes when politics and dwindling resources are pitting stalwarts against each other.


Mark Heywood: 'I was pitched against the very government I had fought for'

Activists litigated to force government to give HIV-positive people antiretrovirals. Mia Malan talks to Mark Heywood about the political consequences


Trans men: The ‘invisible’ group in SA’s HIV health plan

Carl Collison

Activists have red-flagged how the HIV prevention plan for the LGBTI community doesn’t cater for transgender men who have sex with other men


Prudence Mabele: "I have seen ARVs save lives"

Ina Skosana

Mabele helped lead the fight for antiretrovirals in SA. A memorial service will be held for her today. This was her last interview with Bhekisisa.