People living with HIV who have a tuberculosis co-infection are urged to keep taking their anti-retrovirals. New research proves that ARVs can protect against TB infection irrespective of your CD4 count. CD4 cells, or T-cells as they're sometimes called, help to fight infection...read the full article
Uganda cracks down on NGOs
In the face of rising criticism over a range of controversial political manoeuvres, the Ugandan government has become increasingly hostile to the work of non-governmental organisations, particularly those advocating for the rights of the Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender(LGBT) community, according to a new report from Human Rights Watch (HRW).
World Health body in SA to monitor HIV test kits
Officials from the World Health Organisation (WHO) have arrived in SA to review the methods used by the country's laboratories in approving HIV test kits.
Mzansi abortion shock!
Fourteen years ago, it was almost impossible for a woman to get a legal abortion in Mzansi. But since 1997 a woman could have an abortion simply if she didn't want the baby.
Wits offers sex lessons
One size doesn't fit all. This could have easily been the theme for this year's Drama For Life Sex Actually Festival, but interestingly enough it isn't.
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