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YouTube closes African channel promoting televangelist’s violent ‘conversion therapy’: Nigerian televangelist Pastor TB Joshua conducts violent exorcisms to ‘cure’ gays and lesbians by casting out “the demon of homosexuality”.
Transgender may be removed as mental disorder: The process of getting transgender declassified as a mental disorder took its first steps with a study
SA FACES HUGE CUTS IN HIV/AIDS FUNDING: South Africa faces potentially huge cuts in donor support for its HIV/AIDS programme over the next five years.
HOPE FOR AIDS VACCINE: Twenty six years after Luc Montagnier and Francoise Barré-Sinoussi identified the HI virus in Paris, a thousand scientists shared their knowledge last week on how to outsmart it.
SA AIDS PROGRAMME SHORT OF R1-BILLION: SA's HIV/AIDS treatment programme is short of funds, yet the ANC wants to restructure the health system with a costly National Health Insurance scheme.
HIDDEN HIV EPIDEMIC AMONG GAY MEN: A small study has found a very high HIV rate among gay men in Johannesburg and Durban.