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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.

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

November 30, 2018
AIDS 2018  

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

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.

Skilled nurses strengthen HIV fight

September 14, 2018
OurHealth  

The Limpopo Department of Health says nurses who complete a specialist programme are an important weapon in the fight against HIV/Aids.

Many miles for youth service

August 3, 2018
News  

Ananelang Tumi Motumi (26), who has just returned from Amsterdam following a reward trip to the World AIDS Conference 2018, describes the experience as the best time of her life.

Limpopo Health lambasted over insensitive tweet

July 17, 2018
HIV and AIDS   OurHealth  

The Limpopo Department of Health (DoH) has apologised for a tweet from its official Twitter account claiming that anyone who dies of HIV today does so by choice.