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South Africa: Serious shortage in antirevtroviral funding

A one-billion rand (US$123 million) shortfall in South Africa's public sector antiretroviral (ARV) programme could jeopardise treatment programmes as soon as September, a health expert has warned.

South Africa: New ideas at 4th national AIDS conference

DURBAN, (PlusNews) - South Africa's fourth national AIDS conference opened in the east-coast city of Durban this week with calls to scale up AIDS programming in a country that still has a long way to go in reversing the epidemic.

New insight into HI-virus

JOHANNESBURG, (PlusNews) - New research has revealed the extent and speed at which the HI virus can adapt to overcome the body's own evolving defence systems.