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South Africa slashes HIV infection rate by 44%

July 18, 2018
HIV and AIDS   News   OurHealth   Reports  

Over the past five years, SA has cut its rate of new HIV infections by 44%, but young people are still at risk, according to theSouth African National HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey of 2017.

SSP Third Annual Stock out Survey

June 24, 2016

The Stop Stock out Project's Third annual survey conducted a telephonic survey of 2 463 facilities between October and December 2015, and reported that a quarter of public health facilities had stock outs of ARVs or TB medicine.   SPP Survey...

PACSA: Basic food basket over R1900

June 2, 2016

Food baskets of low-income families breach R1 900 a month in April 2016; and cost nearly R300 more than a year ago.

Report: Community Service for Health Professionals Summit

June 2, 2016
Reports   Rural Health  

The report marks the first systemic review of the community service policy since its 1997 inception, according to authors.

UNAIDS Global update 2016

May 31, 2016

Some 17 million people are on ART but 1,9million a year are still being infected with HIV, according to the UNAIDS Global Update 2016

Report: Advancing HIV Justice 2

May 26, 2016
HIV and AIDS   Reports  

In this follow-up report, the HIV Justice Network and Global Network of People Living with HIV argue that the world is seeing a troubling rise in HIV criminalisation.

App: HIV Clinical Mentor

May 19, 2016
Health Management   HIV and AIDS   Reports  

Cape town-based company Aviro has created a free, mobile app designed to help South African health workers manage HIV.