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Gauteng rollout countdown ‘€“ Part 3

March 31, 2004
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In our third and final focus on how public health centres are gearing up for the AIDS treament roll-out, Health-e News Service, visited the Johannesburg General Hospital.

Ditokisetso tsa meriane ya Phamokate Gauteng ‘€“ Karolo 2

March 31, 2004
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Tlalehong ya rona ya bobedi ho bona ka moo dipetlele le ditleniki di itokisetsang ho qala ho hlokomela bakudi ba Phamokathe ka meriana ya antiretrovirals ka tlase ho lenaneo le letjha la mmuso, Health-e News Service e ile ya etela tleniki ya batho ba baholo ya Phamokathe, e sepetleleng sa Chris Hani Baragwanath. Teng ba […]

Gauteng rollout countdown – Part 2

March 31, 2004
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In our second feature looking at how some of the of the centres earmarked to provide HIV and AIDS treatment under the government’€™s roll-out plan, Health-e News Service visited the adult AIDS clinic at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, and met Dr Alan Karstaerdt, Director of the centre.

Gauteng rollout countdown – Part 1

March 30, 2004
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On the 1st of April, the province of Gauteng will for the first time see HIV and AIDS treatment made available to the general public. The Johannesburg, Chris Hani Baragwanath, Helen Joseph, Coronation and Kalafong hospitals will be the first in line to roll out the service. Eighteen other centres will follow over an eight-month […]

Talking TB with a 14-year old

March 25, 2004
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TB can be cured ‘€“ yet it is one of the biggest killers in the world. The World Health Organisation estimates that unless controls are strengthened, up to 36 million people will die from TB between now and 2020. While it takes on average six months to treat TB at a cost of about R400, […]

Ba thuswa hore ba ithuse

March 25, 2004
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Ha lefu la Phamokathe le hlasela sono se aparelang malapa le metse ke sena se rothisang pelo madi. Qetellong ba okametseng malapa ba iphumana e le hore ha ba sa kgona ho sebetsa kapa hona ho iphumanela masheleng ha lefu le ntse le ya le ata mebeleng ya bona. Hona ho tlisa tlala le tlhopheho. […]

Helping them help themselvesLiving with AIDS #168

March 25, 2004
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HIV and AIDS are wreaking havoc in households and communities. As breadwinners succumb to AIDS-related infections they lose their ability to earn a living and families become poor and vulnerable. Orphaned children are left to eke out a living however they can. In a village in Limpopo, Health-e News Service meets some of those who […]