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Bringing home baby when your bae is HIV positive & you’re not

Sperm washing, assisted insemination & long hospital waits — if you were lucky. This is what falling pregnant when you were...

Pinch, prick & go: Why protecting yourself against HIV could become as simple as...

Imagine if every young woman had the option of getting a simple implant at school that could cut her risk of...
The International Partnership for Microbicides' dapivirine vaginal ring

What if protecting yourself from HIV was as easy as using a tampon?

The HIV prevention tablet is now available in South Africa but popping a pill every day to stay HIV negative may not...
Diary of a young

‘HIV is my unwanted pregnancy’

If you are a man who has sex with men, the HIV prevention pill just keeps getting better. Find out how.
Two doses of PrEP before sex and one tablet every day for 48 hours works just as well as everyday use in gay men and other men who have sex with men.

Men, the HIV prevention pill just got easier. Get the ‘2-1-1’ on what to...

Men who have sex with men can now safely use the HIV prevention pill before and after sex, instead of every day.
New science is changing how we define responsible sex and could empower some couples in which one person is living with HIV and the other isn't. But with great power

Redefining risk: When it’s okay to be HIV-positive and have sex without a condom

HIV-positive people who have very low levels of HIV in their blood can’t sexually transmit the virus. Here’s what it means for you & SA.

PrEPing young women for the HIV prevention pill

This tablet can help to protect the country's young women from contracting HIV.
South Africa has largely led the world in the quest to create an effective and discreet  HIV prevention method that could revolutionise power dynamics in the bedroom – and protect those most vulnerable to infection.

In the future, a simple ring could protect you from HIV and unwanted pregnancies

A vaginal ring could one day offer women dual protection against HIV infection and unwanted pregnancies. Unless this happens.

South African Aids council stands by national sex worker plan

Human rights and access to healthcare remain paramount in the country's response.
Decriminalising sex work could prevent between a third and almost half of all new HIV infections globally in the next 10 years among workers and clients.

I’m a nurse and this is why SA should decriminalise sex work

Why would humanitarian workers support the call to decriminalize sex work? Sometimes bombs, floods aren't the only threats to our patients.
A participant of the HVTN 702 HIV vaccine trial receives her first dose ahead of the public launch of the vaccine in 2016.

Should everyone be getting the HIV prevention pill as part of clinical research trials?

Only some study participants have access to the tablet that can cut the risk of HIV infection by more than 90%.
Pregnant and HIV negative? The HIV prevention pill might be for you — after talking to your doctor.

Busted: The myths that could be standing between you and the HIV prevention pill

A single daily tablet could slash your risk of HIV infection, could it be for you?
How to prevent HIV with a pill

Tshwane men to get the HIV prevention pill

By June, the health department will know more about how to roll out Truvada nationally to men who have sex with men.
Fewer than 15 countries on the continent fund more than half of their national immunisation programmes.

Could six injections a year protect you from HIV infection?

A new injectable drug could change the face of HIV prevention and the revolution might start right here in South Africa.
Ericka Torres's son

Viruses, vaccines and superbugs: The biggest health stories of 2016

This year wasn’t pretty but from its ashes may rise important scientific advances that could change the course of history.
Workplace policies: First and foremost

Sex work’s new tools of the trade

Peer educators spread the word about HIV prevention one little blue pill at a time