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South Africa to Offer Injectable HIV-Prevention

An Indian drug company is set to make a cheaper generic version of the HIV injectable medication.

South Africa to Decriminalize Sex Work to Combat HIV & Crime Against Women

The country currently has one of the highest rates of HIV diagnoses in the world.

2021's Amazing People Living with HIV: Activist Mandisa Nikita Dukashe

This fearless activist is bringing the message of U=U to South Africa.

2021's Amazing People Living with HIV: Author Nozibele Qamngana-Mayaba

The courageous South African activist is combating HIV stigma for women and children.

Nearly 50 HIV-Positive South African Women Forcibly Sterilized

A new report uncovered rampant abuse against women in South African hospitals.

This MTV Star Is Getting South African Youth To Talk About HIV

Given Stuurman is breaking down barriers for queer and HIV-positive representation across the African continent.

South African Clergy Members Push 'Cure of Homosexuality' and HIV

The practice of reparative therapy — the idea that homosexuality is a disease and can be cured through medical therapy is an alarming trend in South Africa.

Pioneering HIV Activist Prudence Mabele Passes Away

The South African activist’s passing comes during a time when she felt betrayed by her own organization, Positive Women's Network. 

Miss South Africa Wore Gloves While Playing With HIV-Positive Kids

The reigning beauty queen insists that it was because of hygiene purposes, but Twitter doesn't think so. 

South Africa Will Provide Free HIV Treatment for Everyone

The new policy ensures all HIV-positive people will recieve antiretroviral therapy under the public healthcare system. 

Watch: Smuggling PrEP, Chem Sex, and More at IAC's Gay Day

Gay men talk about PrEP, chem sex, and smuggling HIV drugs at the 2016 International AIDS Conference's pre-conference.

Watch: Ending HIV Epidemic in South Africa By 2030

Experts talk about the successes in the fight and more importantly, what needs to be done to get HIV-free there.

UNAIDS Report Suggests AIDS Epidemic Could End by 2030

The UNAIDS released its 2013 global HIV/AIDS report Monday. Its figures estimate a possible end to the AIDS epidemic by 2030, which would also affect pharmaceutical companies.