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

January 31, 2019

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).

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.

Kuruman runs out of free condom supplies

November 11, 2016

Residents of Kuruman in the Northern Cape are up in arms after free condom supplies to local hospitals and clinics have run out.

Using the power of soccer to teach healthy life choices

November 7, 2016

Grassroots Soccer – or GRS in short – is a non-profit organisation supported by a global soccer body FIFA (Federation International of Football Association), and aims to improve the lives of youngsters.

Love, stigma and HIV

November 4, 2015
HIV and AIDS   OurHealth  

A stroke prompted 41-year-old Andrew Matekane to test for HIV and like many, dealing with his new diagnosis was not easy for him or his partner.

Limpopo gogos swipe condoms for aches

September 4, 2015
HIV Prevention   OurHealth   Pseudoscience  

That condom lubricant can soothe arthritic joints may have become the condom myth that just will not die as fresh reports suggest elderly Limpopo residents are falling victim to the hype.

Condom distribution in Mpumalanga must improve

September 9, 2013
OurHealth   Sexuality  

The Sexual HIV Prevention Programme (Shipp) is currently supporting community-based organisations by improving their knowledge of condom distribution.