The Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine is focused on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention and related topics relevant to clinical and public health practice. The purpose of the journal is to disseminate original research results and support high-level learning related to HIV Medicine. It publishes original research articles, editorials, case reports/case series, reviews of state-of-the-art clinical practice and correspondence. View our Editorial Team.

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Original Research

Social support experiences of adolescents living with perinatal HIV in rural Limpopo, South Africa  
Rirhandzu A. Mabasa, Linda Skaal, Tebogo M. Mothiba
04 July 2024

Original Research

Knowledge and attitudes in the prevention of vertical transmission of HIV in referral hospitals  
Patience D. Magugu, Melissa A. Lawler, Kimesh L. Naidoo
11 June 2024

Table of Contents

Table of Contents Vol 24, No 1 (2023)  
Editorial Office
31 May 2024

Original Research

Lived experience of people with cryptococcal meningitis: A qualitative study  
Neo A. Legare, Vanessa C. Quan, Nelesh P. Govender, Jane W. Muchiri
29 May 2024

Original Research

Exploring factors hindering the uptake of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis by potential users in Namibia  
Daniel O. Ashipala
21 May 2024

Original Research

How paediatric HIV services weathered the COVID-19 storm in Tshwane District, South Africa  
Michael Christie, Ahmad Haeri Mazanderani, Gayle Sherman, Ute Feucht
20 May 2024


Southern African HIV Clinicians Society Guideline for the clinical management of syphilis  
Remco P.H. Peters, Jeremy S. Nel, Eitzaz Sadiq, Tendesayi Kufa, Derrick P. Smit, Gillian Sorour, Nigel Garrett, Katherine Gill, Lehlohonolo Makhakhe, Nomathemba C. Chandiwana, Neil F. Moran, Karen Cohen, Camilla Wattrus, Mahomed Yunus Moosa
30 April 2024

Original Research

Effect of dolutegravir on ferritin, iron, and C-reactive protein among people living with HIV and co-infections  
Bridget Kamurai, Raylton P. Chikwati, Donald Vhanda, Terrence Nyamayaro, Justen Manasa, Vinie Kouamou
30 April 2024

Original Research

Virologic outcomes with tenofovir-lamivudine-dolutegravir in adults failing PI-based second-line ART  
Ying Zhao, Jacqueline Voget, Isaac Singini, Zaayid Omar, Vanessa Mudaly, Andrew Boulle, Gary Maartens, Graeme Meintjes
26 April 2024

Original Research

Trends in body mass index in the pre-dolutegravir period in South Africa  
Florian van Ginkel, Roos E. Barth, Hugo Tempelman, Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch, Diederick E. Grobbee, Karine Scheuermaier, Francois W.D. Venter, Alinda G. Vos-Seda
23 April 2024
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 Notification: Announcing the Editor's Choice: A must-read article


The article titled ‘Human immunodeficiency virus and mortality from coronavirus disease 2019: A systematic review and meta-analysis’ published in the Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine has received the most citations* during the four-year period, January 2020 until December 2023.


Congratulations to authors Timotius I. Hariyanto, Jane Rosalind, Kevin Christian, and Andree Kurniawan!


*Citation statistics were extracted from OpenAlex 23 on January 2024.

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The purpose of the journal is to disseminate research and to support high-level learning related to HIV medicine. The journal publishes original research articles, editorials, case reports/case series, and reviews of state-of-the-art clinical practice. Read the submission guidelines, submission procedure, and publication fees.


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Posted: 2024-05-20

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Embark on a journey through the annals of research history! Our journal's archives hold a wealth of knowledge waiting to be rediscovered. From pioneering studies to timeless insights, explore the foundations of today's discussions. Join us in celebrating research history and uncovering the gems that continue to shape our understanding.  
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