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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.

First doctor to prescribe ARVs forced to leave SA

June 27, 2018
Human Resources  

A seven-year battle with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) has left legendary French HIV expert Dr Francoise Louis with no choice but to leave the country.

HIV negative sex workers find it hard to take ARVs

December 1, 2017
AIDS 2017  

Despite being offered a daily pill to protect them from HIV, almost three-quarters of women sex workers had stopped taking the pills after a year.

Landmark ARV pricing deal to save SA billions

September 22, 2017
News  

Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, Minister of Health, says a landmark pricing deal announced by UNAids will accelerate the availability of the first affordable, generic, single-pill HIV treatment.

New cheaper, better ARV’s for SA by April

July 28, 2017
News  

The much anticipated antiretroviral (ARV) dolutegravir will be introduced as the first-line treatment for HIV in South Africa as early as April next year, Deputy Director General for the Department of Health Dr Yogan Pillay told Health-e News from the 9th International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference on HIV Science taking place in Paris this week.