Jimmy and Favour are both 19 and have grown up living with HIV. In this episode of our series, Talking HIV, they talk about the challenges young people face, including stigma and give tips on how to overcome these.
Jimmy, Alex and Krishen are activists from the UK. They share their experiences with telling friends, family and love interests about their HIV status. They talk about the reactions they have had - the good, the bad and the surprising.
In this instalment of Talking HIV, Chifundo and Tiyamike, women from Malawi, talk about their experiences of being pregnant and living with HIV. They share tips on how to look after your health and talk about the way that their diagnoses affected their relationships.
To end stigma, we want to get more people Talking HIV. In the first episode of our new series, journalists from Malawi, Milton and Geoffrey talk about how they shared their diagnosis with their partners.
You can test for HIV at any time. If you think you might have put yourself at risk it's good to get a test right away. However, HIV can take time to show up in a test. This is called a window period and is something you might want to ask your healthcare advisor about if you are taking a test.
South Africa has the biggest HIV epidemic in the world, with 7.1 million people living with HIV. The country also has the world's largest ART programme, which is helping them to make significant progress towards the 90-90-90 targets.