Science knows more than ever about how to use HIV treatment to prevent new infections but will it be enough to end Aids?
Recently the first participants in the HVTN 702 study received jabs of a vaccine that could stop HIV in its tracks
Activists need to pick their battles because a strategy that pleases everyone is doomed to fail
South Africa needs to increase its investment in science — if not, the country can’t beat HIV
One tiny protein may hold the secret to ending the HIV pandemic.
More than 200 newly qualified doctors may be left with worthless degrees if provinces can't raise funds for internship positions
Drinking four glasses of wine a day can increase your chances of getting breast cancer by about 50%.
Children need more than books to flourish at school. De-worming may be one of the most cost-effective ways to increase school participation in Africa.
Why the debate misses the very gendered point in a country where people with uteruses remain disproportionally affected by HIV.
A high court has ruled that compensation to women who have to take care of sick miners could ease the gendered harms imposed by the industry.
Often medical help comes too late for people in rural areas but community health workers could change this
Will the world act now to be ready for the next big outbreak?
Conscientious objectors who refuse to perform abortions or related services for moral reasons may have become a law unto themselves.
Getting parents more involved in childcare is good for a child’s health and prospects in life. South Africa needs to get with the programme.
The callous disregard shown at many levels for the wellbeing of vulnerable people proved fatal.
Research shows that any shift longer than 16 hours puts doctors and patients at risk.