HIV and Aids: How to get treatment and support in South Africa
South Africa has the largest antiretroviral (ARV) treatment programme in the world, which gives people living with the virus the chance to live full and...
Heroes needed to change stigma around Aids
HIV still carries a huge stigma, despite the many years it has been around and the masses of education undertaken by the public and private sectors. For the second year, Change the Stigma is seeking Positive Heroes to work to change the way people perceive those who are HIV-positive.
Circus concert to tackle HIV stigma
Cape Town's Zip Zap Circus works with HIV-positive youth. A concert in conjunction with Médecins Sans Frontières and the Treatment Action Campaign on World Aids Day will promote putting condoms in schools, sticking to your treatment and overturning the stigma of the virus.
HIV test needs one drop of blood
A new early diagnostic test for HIV could save many lives, as it needs just one drop of blood. Currently still in development, the test offers special hope for infants, as they cannot be reliably tested until 18 months old with current methods.