#HIV

  • Article: Half a Million People in Johannesburg Are HIV Positive: Study
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    Half a Million People in Johannesburg Are HIV Positive: Study

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 29, 2019

    Research also revealed that KwaZulu-Natal has the highest number of people who are HIV+ globally. Read more

  • Article: Sex Workers in Malawi Are Becoming Health Workers and Fighting HIV/AIDS
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    Sex Workers in Malawi Are Becoming Health Workers and Fighting HIV/AIDS

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 20, 2019

    “Empowering sex workers with knowledge and prevention methods is key to protecting their health.” Read more

  • Article: 460 Adolescent Girls Are Infected With HIV Daily: UNAIDS Report
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    460 Adolescent Girls Are Infected With HIV Daily: UNAIDS Report

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 16, 2019

    Some 50 girls aged between 10 and 19 die from AIDS-related causes every day. Read more

  • Article: Kenya Is Set to Open a $100 Million Antiretroviral Factory in a Huge Step Against HIV/AIDS
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    Kenya Is Set to Open a $100 Million Antiretroviral Factory in a Huge Step Against HIV/AIDS

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 1, 2019

    When it opens, it will be the first antiretroviral factory in Africa. Read more

  • Article: A Second Person Was Cured of HIV. Here's What 6 Activists Have to Say About It.
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    A Second Person Was Cured of HIV. Here's What 6 Activists Have to Say About It.

    By Jackie Marchildon|March 21, 2019

    The news is being hailed by some as a scientific breakthrough. Read more

  • Article: India's Gay Sex Ruling Is a Win for the Fight Against AIDS
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    India's Gay Sex Ruling Is a Win for the Fight Against AIDS

    Feb. 8, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    About 30% of gay men in India living with HIV do not know their status. Read more

  • Article: England Will Be First Country With No New Cases of HIV, Health Secretary Vows
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    England Will Be First Country With No New Cases of HIV, Health Secretary Vows

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 31, 2019

    UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock is expected to announce a commitment of £600,000 today. Read more

  • Article: Climate Shocks Could Cause HIV Rates to Rise in Africa
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    Climate Shocks Could Cause HIV Rates to Rise in Africa

    Jan. 31, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Teenage girls who grow up in areas hit by harsh drought are more likely to contract HIV. Read more