We review local media coverage of HIV and support South African media practitioners covering HIV issues. Whether you’re a journalist, script writer or radio producer, here you’ll find the information and contacts you need to produce healthy media. The website is maintained by the HIV & AIDS Media Project.
The Sowetan’s (20 September 2013) article ‘Grannies scramble for condoms’ takes the time to debunk a dangerous myth but disappoints when it comes to addressing another major red flag.
Last week an article in the Sowetan reported that ‘grannies’ have been using government condoms to soothe arthritis-related aches and pains.… Read more
The past decade has been marked by a series of interventions in the form of conferences, workshops, research reports and legislation all aimed at… Read more
Risk behaviour is a topic that university psychology courses dedicate much time to - in order to dissect and understand the driving factors behind… Read more
An "invisibility cloak" has been identified that allows the virus that causes Aids to lurk unnoticed in human cells after infection and replicate… Read more
It is critical that HIV reporting strives to be topical, innovative… Read more