Take a look at the newest HIV treatment set to hit South Africa's shores in 2019.
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General anaesthetic is supposed to make surgery painless. Now there’s evidence that one person in 20 may be awake when doctors think they’re under.
Since the country’s rollout, less than a quarter of people who’ve started taking the HIV prevention pill are young women — despite high HIV rates.
For years, catching this drug-resistant bacteria meant painful treatment that risked your hearing and mental health. Now, that could be changing.
Women who have been forced to go without their usual birth control shot are now facing the consequences of months-long shortages.
When a few months of treatment costs as much as a house, some patients are taking their lives and the law into their own hands to survive.
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We could be just months away from knowing whether Depo-Provera use is linked to a higher risk of HIV infection in women.
Few governments are prepared to care for the people forced to leave their countries as a result of conflict or climate change. Here's why.
For centuries, traditional religious practices have preserved the sacred forests of the Bijagós archipelago. Now missionaries are muscling in.
Men can help to prevent new HIV infections by showing up for their partners. Here’s how: