Test your HIV/Aids knowledge

World Aids Day is on 1 December and rather than let you read through another alarming list of statistics and facts, take this quick quizz to see if your HIV/Aids knowledge is up to speed.

Planning for the future with HIV

Being diagnosed with HIV can be extremely difficult to deal with but acceptance, knowledge, proper management of your condition and support from loved ones can all assist you in having a happy and healthy future.

How close are we to a world without Aids?

With greater access to antiretroviral treatment, there is an increasing perception that the ‘battle against Aids’ is over, but how close are we really to eradicating the condition?

Adolescent deaths from AIDS tripled since 2000

The number of adolescents dying from AIDS has tripled over the last 15 years, most of them having acquired the disease when they were infants, according to figures released Friday by UNICEF.

Tips for dating someone with HIV

Dating someone who is HIV positive doesn't have to be a no-go. Practising safe sex and being tested regularly are two important factors in a happy, healthy relationship.

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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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