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Birth control shot may boost HIV risk

A new study has shown that women who use a specific type of injectable birth control are at a higher risk of HIV infection than those who take the pill.

Stop HIV/Aids-shaming, urges Ramaphosa

The end of Aids is not as near as we would like and efforts to fight prejudice, stigma and discrimination must be redoubled, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Western Cape sets the trend with HIV treatment clubs

The Western Cape Department of Health has made significant strides in addressing the challenges faced by men and the youth by introducing HIV clubs designed to promote adherence to antiretroviral treatment.

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Dr Sindisiwe van Zyl qualified at the University of Pretoria before working for an HIV/AIDS NPO in Soweto for many years. She was named one of the Mail & Guardian's Top 200 Young South Africans in 2012.

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