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Mental health and pill-taking: Getting beyond HIV

Mental health and pill-taking: Getting beyond HIV

“A few weeks ago we lost Prudence Mbele, a beloved long-time activist living openly with HIV, who died of TB. Prudence was famous for her ‘pill ...

New TB and HIV science from CROI 2017

By Marcus Low - The Conference for Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) was held in Seattle this week. Click to read about some of the ...
Behind the headlines

Behind the headlines

By Marcus Low - Medical research findings are often sensationalised and overstated in the mainstream media. We debunk three cases of HIV-related ...

How HIV shaped us

By Professor Glenda Gray & Professor James A. McIntyre - HIV changed the nature of health in South Africa as our new democracy emerged. Seemingly ...
Pre-exposure prophylaxis in context

Pre-exposure prophylaxis in context

By Marcus Low & Kristanna Peris - In recent years we have discovered an entirely new form of HIV prevention – providing antiretroviral treatment to ...

The future of antiretroviral treatment

By Polly Clayden & Simon Collins - We are in a very exciting time for HIV treatment (ART) for three reasons.

Clinical trials and scientific discoveries give renewed hope for an HIV vaccine

A full version of the special edition of Spotlight will be released during the International AIDS Conference in Durban which starts on 17 July. This ...

A cure for HIV: Are we getting any closer?

A full version of the special edition of Spotlight will be released during the International AIDS Conference in Durban which starts on 17 July. This ...