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Limpopo Health lambasted over insensitive tweet

July 17, 2018
HIV and AIDS   OurHealth  

The Limpopo Department of Health (DoH) has apologised for a tweet from its official Twitter account claiming that anyone who dies of HIV today does so by choice.

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‘Young people do not like using condoms’

July 4, 2018
HIV and AIDS   News   OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – Young people who do not like using condoms during sexual intercourse in Vhembe are the main cause behind the high rate of unwanted babies and the spread of sexual transmitted infections such as HIV.

HIV positive mom’s breastfeeding worries

June 13, 2018
HIV and AIDS   News   OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – After living in denial of being HIV positive, a rural mother has finally come to accept her status through a process of questioning whether or not to breastfeed her new baby.

Zuma’s ‘baby mama’ is ordered to resign

April 23, 2018
HIV and AIDS   News  

She Conquers was formed to combat the high rate of HIV among young women, driven in large part by ‘inter-generational’ relationships with much older men, so the campaign was disturbed to learn that one of its leaders has been having a relationship with Jacob Zuma, 52 years’ her senior.

Plans on track to ease KZN health woes

December 21, 2017
Cancer   HIV and AIDS   OurHealth  

KWA-ZULU NATAL – Right to Care, together with the Bhekuzulu Self-sustaining Project and the Mpilonhle Sanctuary Organization are working together to offer patients a one-stop shop where they can have all their chronic conditions seen to in a single visit.

Take a stand on values, says new UNAIDS Ambassador

November 21, 2017
HIV and AIDS  

South Africans need to determine what values we want, said South African scientist Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim shortly after being appointed UNAIDS Special Ambassador for Adolescents and HIV.

Township hospice eases burden on state health sector

September 7, 2017
HIV and AIDS   News   OurHealth  

Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, in a recent radio interview, said medical advancements in the fight against HIV was resulting in fewer deaths attributed to the virus.