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Surviving stigma against all odds

March 13, 2019
OurHealth  

MPUMALANGA – Traditional medicine, cultural respect, HIV and TB infections are among the many issues that compounded and confused things for a young mother.

SA’s HIV score: ‘A’ for meds, ‘F’ for condoms

January 31, 2019
News  

While South Africa has increased HIV spending at district level with stellar results, access to condoms has plummeted, according to the latest District Health Barometer (DHB).

HIV+ woman beats anger and denial

September 5, 2018
OurHealth  

Mpumalanga – A young woman says HIV will not claim her life. Khosi Zitha said before she accepted her HIV status she battled with denial and anger. The 24-year-old told Health-e News that she could not cope because three of her siblings, who had been HIV-positive, had died.

SA’s new HIV snag: Patients on ART think they’re cured

June 14, 2017
HIV Treatment   News  

On the eve of South Africa’s national AIDS conference taking place in Durban this week, Health-e News has found that people are defaulting on their ARVs and posing a risk to others.

ADVANCE HIV study set to save SA billions

A new HIV drug combination could save SA billions of rands – plus it would be easier and safer for patients to take.

Testing positive for HIV when pregnant is not a life sentence

August 24, 2016
HIV and AIDS   OurHealth  

While women who test positive for HIV after discovering they are pregnant find the discovery difficult to accept, there is treatment available and they can still lead a full and normal life along with their child.