Tuberculosis (TB), followed by HIV, remain the leading killers of South African youth, according to Statistics South Africa’s (Stats SA) latest report on death and sickness among young people released yesterday (Monday)
More people are getting infected with HIV every year than passing matric, and the SA National AIDS Council (SANAC) says progress to reduce new infections is “disappointingly slow”.
Idasa and the Journalism Department at the University of Stellenbosch held a workshop for community journalists, tackling the issue of Governance and HIV/AIDS. Health-e journalist Anso Thom spoke to the participants.
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A South African AIDS activist and two of the country’s top HIV doctors have tackled a well-respected journalist and author regarding what they believe are a number of errors regarding the country’s epidemic and the benefits of ARVs. By Nathan Geffen, Francois Venter and Francesca Conradie