The Numbers

HIV in SA: Seven graphs that tell the story

HIV in SA: Seven graphs that tell the story

The recently published outputs of the Thembisa mathematical model of HIV in South Africa paint a remarkable picture of the history of HIV in this ...
New HIV estimates shows too many people are still not on treatment

New HIV estimates shows too many people are still not on treatment

South Africa has made great strides in scaling up HIV testing and increasing HIV suppression in patients receiving antiretroviral treatment (ART), ...
#Vote4Health: Funding the right to healthcare

#Vote4Health: Funding the right to healthcare

Despite the Constitutional injunction on the government to ensure that everyone has access to quality health care services, public health care ...
Tips for Tito!

Tips for Tito!

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni put out a Twitter appeal last week for inputs on his Medium Term Budget Policy Statement which he delivers today. The ...
More black people donating blood in SA

More black people donating blood in SA

There was a substantial increase in black blood donors in South Africa from 2005 to 2015, while the very small risk of HIV transmission via blood ...
The numbers: HIV and TB in South Africa

The numbers: HIV and TB in South Africa

What are the key numbers regarding the HIV and TB epidemics in South Africa? We have published a new page on our website where we will keep track of ...

HIV in SA: Five graphs that tell the story

By Marcus Low The recently published outputs of the Thembisa mathematical model of HIV in South Africa paint a remarkable picture of the history of ...
New HIV infections in SA declining

New HIV infections in SA declining

By Marcus Low - Last week the latest estimates from the Thembisa mathematical model of the HIV epidemic in South Africa were published by Leigh ...

The era of viral load is here

By Sharonann Lynch - Viral load testing measures the amount of HIV virus (HIV RNA) in a person’s blood. It is the optimal method for identifying ...

Is HIV elimination a pipe dream?

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 ...