LIMPOPO – The recent rise in drug abuse amongst youth in Vhembe district, and a lack of facilities to assist those who are addicted and wants to quit is the main cause behind high rates of rapes, robberies and school drop-outs.
Welcome to CAPETOWN ‘ the seat of a government that for many years confused it’s people about the best ways for treating HIV. Vitamins, olive oil, lemon and beetroot, and a number of traditional therapies were promoted over scientifically proven life-prolonging anti-retroviral treatment.
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There is still no known cure for AIDS. Antiretroviral medication remains the only way to treat and manage the condition if one’s CD 4 cell count, which measures how strong a person’s immune system is, drops to below 200. But many continue to deceive those living with HIV, claiming that they can cure them of […]
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A condom shortage and a province running out of money for health services are two of challenges the new Health Minister has been dealing with lately to avoid a huge embarrassment before World AIDS Day on Monday.
HIV could theoretically be eliminated if all people were tested each year and given antiretrovirals straight away if they tested positive, regardless of whether they were sick, World Health Organisation researchers have proposed.