HIV/Aids

Disease prevention

Nations need improved data collection for health workers

The US-based Frontline Health Workers Coalition urges nations to adopt improved, systematic data collection efforts for community health workers to more effectively assess the current state of the entire health workforce.

The facts about condoms

Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is on a mission to educate the youth on the significance of condom use, which will be promoted in 2015’s commemoration of International Condom Day.

Victoria Beckham named HIV/AIDS ambassador

As a newly-appointed UNAIDS goodwill ambassador, Victoria Beckham will focus on reducing the number of children born with HIV and assist in getting women and children access to healthcare.

How a foreskin ups HIV risk

One of the most effective weapons against HIV/Aids is in fact 4 300 years old. Circumcision has become a hot topic in the field of HIV prevention.

The importance of HIV screening

HIV testing is a critically important part of the overall fight against the HIV/Aids epidemic in South Africa, says Dr Avron Urison of AllLife.

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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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