Zimbabwe had 157 million male and female condoms available in 2015 and a relatively high self-reported use of condoms among adults who have multiple sexual partnerships. But is their condom use per capita the highest in the world?
United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon’s address to the AIDS 2016 conference may not have made headlines. But he pointed out crucial statistics about the fight against HIV/AIDS that were worth a closer look.
Jon Greenberg, from our partner fact-checking organisation Politifact, reviews the hopes and concerns of the organisers of the 21st International AIDS Conference – and the myriad false claims about the disease we’ve caught in our net.
The International Aids Conference returns to Durban next week. How is South Africa faring with the number of people on treatment, babies being born HIV- and the number of people dying of AIDS? Vinayak Bhardwaj answers some of the most frequently asked questions about HIV/AIDS in South Africa.
Researchers are still figuring out why exactly girls are more susceptible to HIV infection than boys but sex with older men is thought to play a role, together with biological and sociological reasons.