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World on track to meet HIV goals – UNAIDS

July 20, 2017
News  

We are closer than ever before to ending AIDS but there is much still to do, according to a new report.

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.

‘I am HIV positive not cursed’

May 4, 2017
News   OurHealth  

Mpumalanga – A young man, diagnosed with HIV and advised to start anti-retroviral treatment, chose instead to please his family and turn to the church for help.

Transport costs lead to unnecessary death

April 19, 2017
HIV - Antiretrovirals (ARVs)   News  

KWA-ZULU NATAL – The unaffordable cost of traveling to her local clinic almost 20km away led to a 59-year-old woman defaulting on her medication and ultimately dying.

Two more arrests for ARV theft at a clinic

Mpumalanga – Months after a lay counsellor’s arrest for medication theft at a clinic outside Nelspruit, two more staffers have been arrested for the same thing.

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.

HIV counsellor arrested for stealing ARV’s from clinic

September 8, 2016
News   OurHealth   Public Health & Health Systems  

A lay counsellor working for the Department of Health at the Kanyamazane Clinic outside Nelspruit in Mpumalanga appeared in court this week on allegations of stealing medication from the clinic.