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HIV could speed onset of menopause

Health care practitioners should be aware of the increased risk for premature and early menopause in their female patients living with HIV.

HIV med tied to too-small heads in newborns

A new study found that children whose mothers took the HIV drug efavirenz were more than twice as likely to have microcephaly than those whose mothers took other HIV drugs.

New UNAIDS head visits Soshanguve

The new Executive Director of UNAIDS Winnie Byanyima was in Soshanguve, a township north of Pretoria, for a clinic visit, an engaged with the local community and to partake in activites of the new clinic monitoring project.

Msukaligwa AIDS activists welcome municipal funding

The effective functioning of local AIDS councils can be hampered by something as basic as taxi fare members need to attend meetings. Now one Mpumalanga municipality is giving grassroots activists financial support to help with the basics they need to mobilise, organise and implement the local AIDS council’s action plans. UFRIEDA HO reports.

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