About 20 per cent of African women use apps to please their partners, rather than to seek health information.
Only about 15 per cent of South African women have ever used the female condom despite its increased availability.
COVID-19 could increase TB and malaria deaths by 20 and 36 per cent respectively over the next five years.
Three-year project uses football to increase self-testing for HIV by 30 per cent, says a report.
Couples who receive HIV risk messages are more likely to use family planning methods.
About twice as many new HIV infections occurred from surrounding communities into hotspot communities.
A five-year regional Africa plan aims to combat increasing HIV drug resistance in Africa
South Africa is behind only the United States and United Kingdom in HIV/AIDS-related research output.
New study shows that administering a drug against HIV with two TB drugs can safely treat TB in a shorter time.
Because of successful programmes in East and Southern Africa, HIV burden is shifting to Central and West Africa.
Infections are rising in young women, a group scientists find difficult to study.
Africa Science Focus
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