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Mpumalanga woman regrets ARVs ‘break’

February 7, 2019
OurHealth  

Tired of swallowing medicine every single day for close on 10 years, Ntombifuthi Radebe (32) was misled by her treatment buddy who encouraged her to ditch the pills and forget about the arduous habit.

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+ teen shocked after accidentally discovering her status

January 23, 2019
OurHealth  

Northern Cape – The Northern Cape Department of Health has, along with the Department of Social Development, undertaken to conduct basic HIV training for guardians and parents of children living with HIV, after it has emerged that many are battling to know when and how to disclose the information to children.

How would you tell your child they are HIV-positive?

December 17, 2018
AIDS 2018  

When having ‘the talk’ is about more than just the ‘birds and bees’.

SA sleeping on the most successful HIV weapons

December 3, 2018
News  

Oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), taken as a once-daily pill, has been hailed the world over as one of the major HIV prevention interventions in the fight against AIDS. Yet, apart form sex workers, very few South Africans are using PrEP or even know it exists.

HIV: One child infected every two minutes

November 30, 2018
News  

AIDS kills 76 adolescents around the world every day, and some 360 000 will die by 2030 unless “urgent” action is taken.

Call for urgent action against world’s deadliest infectious disease

September 19, 2018
News  

TB remains the world’s deadliest infectious disease, according to a new report.