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New clues to HIV origin

Railways and prostitution could have helped spread the AIDS-causing virus, with a study suggesting its initial appearance in Congo.

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.

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.

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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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