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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.

TAC is back!

August 28, 2017
HIV and AIDS  

The Treatment Action Campaign accused politicians for turning their backs on HIV and TB at its 6th National Congress last week

No SANAC board for Criselda

August 24, 2017
HIV and AIDS  

Controversial talk show host Criselda Kananda-Dudumashe will not serve on the board of the South African National Aids Council (SANAC), after she declined her nomination.

Quicker TB test available for HIV patients in SA

July 27, 2017
HIV and AIDS   News  

A quicker, simpler test for tuberculosis (TB) in people living with HIV is not being used widely enough in South Africa, despite new evidence of its benefits, according to international humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF).