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.
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.
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.
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.
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).