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October 28

  • Africa: No, This Is Not the Sexpo [Blog]

    What'sUpHIV

    There is lots of talk about sex at the Cape Town Convention Centre at the moment: words like anal sex; vaginas and penises are constantly popping up. No, this is not the Sexpo - it... Read more »

  • Africa: Ebola - the Lessons From HIV [Blog]

    What'sUpHIV

    EMILY BASS writes: Read more »

  • Africa: Sex Workers Who Can't Get HIV [Blog]

    What'sUpHIV

    Some years ago, a small group of commercial sex workers - actively pursuing this line of work in a Kenyan slum (Majengo in Nairobi) were identified as having an innate immunity to... Read more »

  • Africa: Gender Trouble for Tuberculosis [analysis]

    GFO

    The TB field prides itself on being painstakingly evidence-based and yet in one arena, acknowledged inequality has persisted for years without triggering much reflection or... Read more »

  • Africa: If It Works, We Should Use It [Blog]

    What'sUpHIV

    "While numbers and slogans are important in themselves, focus should also be given to interventions that are making positive impact," that's how Mitchell Warren, Executive Director... Read more »

  • Africa: Jargon Watch - Meet Fiebig [Blog]

    What'sUpHIV

    There comes a time at every scientific conference where someone says something I've never heard before. Today that was "Fiebig Stage." Turns out, this is a series of phases of... Read more »

  • South Africa: A Kenyan in Cape Town [Blog]

    What'sUpHIV

    SATURDAY 25th OCTOBER - FLIGHT FROM NAIROBI TO CAPE TOWN Read more »

  • Africa: Like HIV, Ebola Started Among Poor African People [document]

    What'sUpHIV

    Helen Rees, Executive Director of the Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute of the University of the Witwatersrand: Read more »

  • Uganda: My Turning Point As an HIV Activist - the Death of My Brother

    Key Correspondents

    When I was 15, in the vacation during my O-levels, I watched my elder brother die due to AIDS-related infections. Read more »

  • South Africa: November - TAC's Critical R10-Million Month [analysis]

    Daily Maverick

    In financial difficulty, the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) plans to raise R10 million in November to keep the organisation afloat. It's relying on public donations, hoping big... Read more »

  • Angola: Over 50, 000 Tasted for HIV/Aids in Bie

    ANGOP

    Some 54, 255 people conducted voluntary testing against HIV/AIDS between January and September in central Bie province. Read more »

  • South Africa: Govt to Host 21st International Aids Conference

    SA Info

    Durban will host the 21st International Aids Conference from 17 to 22 July 2016 where scientists, world leaders, and people living with HIV will discuss successes and challenges in... Read more »

  • Nigeria: NACA Targets 5000 Taraba Residents for Counselling On HIV/Aids

    Guardian

    THE National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has announced plan to counsel no fewer than 5000 people in its ongoing awareness campaign on the Human Immuno-Virus (HIV) in... Read more »

  • South Africa: Research At the Centre of Government's HIV Prevention

    SAnews.gov.za

    Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says research into the prevention of HIV is at the centre of government's strategy aimed at ending the epidemic that has held the... Read more »



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