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Mali can serve as example to Africa on halting HIV

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Senior United Nations officials on a joint mission to Mali have lauded the country for its progress in expanding HIV prevention, treatment,...

Cutting AIDS funds risks “death sentence” – report

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A global pullback from AIDS funding may mean HIV could again become a death sentence for people in the developing world, according...

SA Army deploying healthy soldiers – irrespective of HIV status

The South African Army says it is deploying healthy soldiers – irrespective of their HIV status. This after the SA Military Health...

Economic crisis could worsen HIV/AIDS epidemic: UN

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Economic crisis and climate change concerns could affect the fight against the AIDS virus and lead to a "universal nightmare", the head...

Experts recommend fine-tuning of HIV treatment

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How quickly an HIV patient's immune system deteriorates may not affect the outcome of the illness, a study has found, and this...

Back-to-the-wall Zuma seeks SA support

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For South Africa's President Jacob Zuma, mired in yet another sex scandal, today's address to the nation on the 20th anniversary of...

Millions at risk if AIDS focus fades: expert

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Global attention is turning away from the AIDS epidemic at just the wrong time and that means a fresh wave of the...

US Aids chief sets new goals in global battle

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The United States is retooling its global multibillion-dollar fight against HIV/AIDS to transform healthcare in some of the world's poorest countries, the...

US rolls back AIDS drug prevention trial in Botswana

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US officials said they will change directions on one trial in Botswana trying to show whether it is possible to prevent HIV...

AIDS virus “prevention” gel fails in Africa

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US drug firm Endo Pharmaceuticals' gel designed to prevent infection with the AIDS virus has proved ineffective in trials in Africa, Britain's...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...