In just over 10 years, the prevention of mother-to-child transmission programme has reduced HIV transmission in babies from around 30% to less than 2%.
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Johnson & Johnson together with global partners have initiated the first efficacy study for an investigational mosaic HIV-1 preventive vaccine.
Increases in ART costs for HIV/AIDS patients in South Africa have been offset by the introduction of cost-saving measures and universal treatment.
A new UNAIDS report shows that global access to ART has risen significantly, from 685,000 people in 2000 to around 20.9 million as of June 2017.
Health Ministers from across the SADC region are attending an annual meeting to discuss key healthcare issues affecting SADC member states.
New technology that could allow healthcare workers to remotely monitor whether their patients are adhering to their TB medication has been unveiled.
Addi Lang is a 52 year-old woman living with cancer who is on a mission to address occupational health policies when it comes to the disease.
SA’s management of HIV can be attributed to a strong legislative and policy environment that has kept up to date with evidence-based developments.
Cochrane has launched the Cochrane Africa network to increase the use of best evidence to inform healthcare decision making across sub-Saharan Africa.
Charlize Theron recently attended a media event at a Choma Dreams Café in Johannesburg to talk about the innovative project targeting young women and girls.
CEO of Profmed, Graham Anderson, talks about the importance of blood donations and what the minimum requirements are to be a blood donor.