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Madala keeps fit at 64

October 12, 2000       OurHealth  

Years after retiring from boxing, Seabelo “HappyBoy” Rapulana (64) continues to keep fit.

No clarity on unicity health staff transfers

October 12, 2000
Health Management  

Despite the decision to transfer over 2 500 health workers from Gauteng province to Johannesburg once it becomes a unicity, no formal agreement exists between the city’€™s management and the province on how this will happen. KERRY CULLINAN reports.

Living with AIDS Programme 4

October 10, 2000
HIV and AIDS  

In this audio feature, a look at how the anti- AIDS Mother to Child Treatment programme works in Khayelitsha and meet one of the women who received AZT during her pregnancy.

Provinces delay on Nevirapine research

October 9, 2000
HIV and AIDS  

Few provinces appear to have responded to an October 1 deadline for identifying their own sites for testing the efficacy of the drug Nevirapine in preventing mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV. KERRY CULLINAN reports.

Checking your breasts often could save your life

October 6, 2000
Cancer and Tobacco Control  

Statistics from the Cancer Association of SA (Cansa) show that one in every 36 women in South Africa has breast cancer, now the most common cancer among South African women. ANSO THOM reports.

HIV causes AIDS

October 5, 2000
HIV and AIDS  

Two organisations, both representing South African doctors and specialists, have in the past week come out in support of the widely accepted and scientifically proven theory that HIV causes AIDS.

Living with AIDS Programme 2 (September 28, 2000)

October 5, 2000
HIV and AIDS  

This week, in our weekly feature on HIV/AIDS, the World Bank has completed new research on the impact of HIV/AIDS on South African society. Sue Valentine reports.

Living with AIDS Programme 3 (October 5, 2000)

October 5, 2000
HIV and AIDS  

In this week’s programme, we visit the Mother to Child Treatment (MTCT) programme in Khayelitsha. The MTCT programme is not only proving successful in helping pregnant women prevent the transmission of HIV to their babies, but is also having a significant impact on how people understand and respond to the HIV/AIDS.