Heads of state discussed one of the world's biggest killers in New York this week — and it was Aaron Motsoaledi who got them together.
The government needs to spend much more on nonmedical interventions, and that comes down to changing the way people interact.
We know more than ever about how to prevent HIV infection, including what may someday lead to the world's first HIV vaccine.
The country's political commitment to the fight against HIV cannot be judged solely by the accomplishments of a few government departments.
Education and opportunity are key to stemming the tide of HIV in South Africa's young women.
South African health minister calls AIDS denialism an 'unlucky' moment for a country that has since become a leader in HIV treatment, prevention.
The International Aids Conference returns after 16 years to a very different South Africa, but the battle against HIV is not yet over.
Being able to take a pill discreetly, as women have done with contraceptives since the 1950s, is an HIV prevention revolution.
The time for an HIV vaccine is now
It will cost the country R30-billion a year to treat and prevent HIV by 2020, so the state has to lower costs and be clever with its health spending.
As Indian PM Narendra Modi visits South Africa, we must push to ensure continued access to affordable medicines.
Zimbabwe has successfully won the support of chiefs and their people by combining a respect for tradition with safe, modern procedures.
The health department and the Health Professions Council of South Africa must act to protect the medics and patients.
Sending Dadaab's refugees back to Somalia will become the next health emergency.
Widows and children stand to inherit damage claims from the mining industry, but their decision to appeal doesn't bode well.
All codeine products might soon require a prescription, taking them out of the reach of people needing only a mild pain killer.