Each year seems to offer simpler treatment options to HIV positive people, making it a manageable chronic condition, and re-classifying it from the terminal condition it once was.
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Since 1995, the death rate for HIV/AIDS has dropped by more than 80%, thanks to global uptake of ARV treatment programmes, ARV adherence, and effective HIV prevention programmes. Read more about the timeline of HIV/Aids.
Immunocompromisation is a term you might hear health professionals use in conversation with you or with colleagues. To be immunocompromised means to have an impaired or weakened immune system.
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Scientists have made significant progress with a special kind of HIV vaccine. The goal: allow HIV patients to halt daily dose ARVs. ‘Immunotherapy’ is engineered to target HIV and activate specific T helper cells.
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How has antiretroviral therapy evolved over time?
South Africa has more than 6.4 million people living with HIV. Serodiscordant couples are Africa’s largest HIV at-risk group.
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Hiv education usually focusses on adults, however its important to educate your children. We share a few reasons why educating children about HIV is important.