No Time to 'Give Up' On HIV-Fighting Gel

Africans tracking the worldwide HIV epidemic have not found much to celebrate since Aids began ravaging the continent 30 years ago, but researchers are optimistic that they are learning as much from their failures as their successes.

Dr. Sengeziwe Sibeko conducts a gynaecological exam.

  • Africa:   No Time to 'Give Up' on HIV-Fighting Gel

    allAfrica, 2 February 2012

    Africans tracking the worldwide HIV epidemic have not found much to celebrate since Aids began ravaging the continent 30 years ago, but researchers are optimistic that they are… Read more »

  • Africa:   Back to the Lab

    allAfrica, 2 February 2012

    Professor Salim Abdool Karim, director of the Centre for the AIDS Program of Research in South Africa (Caprisa) at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and Columbia University in the… Read more »

  • Africa:   No Changing Mindset on Contraception 'Overnight'

    allAfrica, 2 February 2012

    Dr. Quarraisha Abdool Karim is an infectious diseases epidemiologist and associate scientific director of the Centre for the Aids Programme of Research in South Africa (Caprisa).… Read more »

  • Africa:   Empowering Women to Fight HIV

    allAfrica, 2 February 2012

    What makes a young African doctor decide to devote her career to helping women fight HIV? Dr. Sengeziwe Sibeko is a 37-year-old medical researcher with a degree in obstetrics and… Read more »

  • South Africa:   Microbicide Failure a Huge Blow to HIV Prevention

    Health-e, 28 November 2011

    In a huge blow to HIV prevention, a major trial of a vaginal gel expected to protect women was stopped on Friday (25 Nov) after it was found to have no effect on preventing HIV. Read more »

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