How science discovered that ARVs can bring the levels of HIV in the blood to levels so low it’s virtually undetectable – and impossible to transmit.
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.
Science knows more than ever about how to use HIV treatment to prevent new infections but will it be enough to end Aids?
South Africa has become only the second country in the world to allow widespread access to groundbreaking HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis medication.
Redefining risk: When it's okay to be HIV-positive and have sex without a condom
SA registers a two-in-one pill that can prevent HIV infection
Six ways ARVs can help to end Aids by 2030
A short history of the big discovery that redefined safe sex for HIV-positive people
We could be just months away from knowing whether Depo-Provera use is linked to a higher risk of HIV infection in women.
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Bhekisisa's latest policy dialogue takes a deep dive into one of the biggest challenges facing SA's HIV response at the 9th Aids conference.
Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in isiZulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.