The closure of several mines in South Africa and production cuts could have a detrimental impact on the health of miners who rely on in-house HIV and TB treatment programmes.
South Africa's programmes preventing HIV transmission from mothers to children have been hugely successful. But there are still gaps that need to be filled.
Women who were found to have lied in a clinical trial testing anti-HIV drugs were heavily criticised. But there are several factors that drove them to lie.
For pregnant HIV-positive women taking anti-retrovirals is critical for their babies' health. Intimate partner violence affects adherence, and must be addressed as part of women's HIV treatment.