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2013 - HIV and Aids: IWMF fellows report

Stigma can get worse when someone carries a burden of more than one illness.
Stigma a barrier in fight against HIV and Aids

People living with HIV and Aids in South Africa continue to experience stigma on an on-going basis. Sipho Stuurman looks closer at stigma and how important it is in the fight against HIV.

Lungile Dladla says she is not a victim of "corrective" rape but a victor.
“Corrected” and left with HIV

Hasina Gori looks at the woman behind her HIV status, Lungile Cleo Dladla, who was raped because she is a lesbian.

2013: Focusing on HIV and Aids

Choma is an interactive mobile magazine
HIVSA launches new mobile magazine

HIVSA unveiled their new mobile project on Wednesday which follows on from their mobile health initiative, Hi4Life. The new mobile magazine, Choma, targets young woman specifically on health issues.

2012: HIV and Aids - IWMF fellows report

Cervical cancer is an Aids-defining illness
I will survive

Bibi-Aisha Wadvalla demystifies misinformation surrounding HIV and cervical cancer. Wadavalla also looks at finding acceptance through faith. Click here for more.

Domestic workers are vulnerable to HIV
HIV-positive domestic workers

Zeenat Abdool looks at domestic workers who are HIV-positive. Abdool also investigates HIV in the Muslim community and how it is misunderstood. Click here for more.

More HIV and AIDS awareness campaigns are needed
Rape survivor on a mission to spread awareness

Fokus producer Euline Fillis tells the story of a rape survivor who escaped infection. Fillis also investigates medical male circumcision. Click here for more.

Phindi is 24 and on a crusade to rebrand HIV...
Living Positively

Feature producer Tanja Bencun tells the story of a young lady who's living positively with HIV. Bencun also discovers a HIV workshop in Soweto for gogos and talks to Edwin Cameron. Click here for more

2012: World Aids Day

The children of Ga-Dikgale look forward to their time at the Lonely Road's drop-in centres
Alive with Hope

Food and school clothing are essentials a child should never have to want for. But in the poor area of Ga-Dikgale in Limpopo, over 2 500 orphans and vulnerable children, are struggling.

Its Worlds Aids day today.
Chinese Aids study raises flag over drugs-as-prevention hope

A Chinese study published on World AIDS Day today says drugs used to curb HIV in infected people also help protect their uninfected partner, but far less effectively than other research has found.

Over 20 000 youths are set to benefit from the outreach programmes at the youth centre.
Youth centre aimed at fighting social ills unveiled in Uitenhage

A R20 million state of the art youth centre has been unveiled at KwaNobuhle in Uitenhage to address challenges around social ills in the area.

Disabled people struggle to access HIV services

Lack of HIV programmes targeted at people with disabilities are the main cause of the spread of the pandemic within disabled communities.

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