HIV/Aids

Management of HIV/Aids

Read about strategies for the management of HIV/AIDS and how ARV treatment increases life expectancy of many patients while scientists work on an AIDS cure.

Resistance to HIV drug continues to grow

In sub-Sahara Africa, up to 15 percent of HIV patients treated with tenofovir-based drug combinations will develop resistance to tenofovir in the first year of treatment, researchers estimate.

Resistance to HIV drug growing in Africa

In sub-Sahara Africa, up to 15 percent of HIV patients treated with tenofovir-based drug combinations will develop resistance to tenofovir in the first year of 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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