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Hunger and HIV – a deadly mix for Ugandan children

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Seven-year-old Esther Agutti weighs seven kg - a third of the weight of the average child her age. She has been in hospital...

HIV prevalence in the SANDF less than half the national average

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SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Surgeon General Lieutenant General Veejay Ramlakan has come out with guns blazing against those who maintain the...

Landmark court ruling for military health service

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History was made in the Cape Town High Court this week when an interim ruling allowed the SA Military Health Service (SAMHS)...

AIDS fund cuts will hit Southern Africa hard

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Southern African countries, hardest hit by the HIV/AIDS pandemic, are likely to be most affected over the next three years as funding...

EU gives funds to South African fight against AIDS, TB

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The European Union will contribute 126 million euros to South Africa's fight against AIDS and tuberculosis, in a region battling to gain...

HIV epidemics emerging in Middle East, North Africa – study

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Epidemics of HIV are emerging among gay and bisexual men in the Middle East and North Africa and high levels of risky...

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...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...