World Prematurity Day has become a hallmark day of celebration at Pelonomi Tertiary Hospital in recent years. This year the institution had more reason to celebrate after overcoming challenges including a strike at the maternity ward in July.
HIV and AIDS
HIV positive people who knowingly infect others can be charged with rape, assault, culpable homicide or even murder – but law experts are unlikely to recommend that government introduces HIV-specific laws to punish them.
DURBAN – International agencies, national governments and the international drug companies had all failed the millions of people living with AIDS in developing countries in their quest for accessible treatment.
It is impossible not to notice how thin Feroza Mohamed is. The several layers of clothing she wears fails to protect her frail and disease-ridden 27-year-old body from the Highveld winter. Mother of six-year-old Ismail, Mohamed arrived at Nkosi’s Haven, in December – HIV positive, destitute, shunned by her Muslim family and three months’ pregnant. […]