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Activists don’t endorse new government HIV & TB plan

April 11, 2017

South Africa’s guide to addressing HIV and TB for the next five years does not have the support of key activists, who are also critical about how the plan was drawn up.

HIV: Don’t forget the elderly

Elderly people are also vulnerable to HIV and this World AIDS Day the Department of Health is urging young and old to get tested.

HIV testing Campaigns are still missing the men

July 22, 2016
HIV and AIDS   HIV Prevention   menshealth   News  

If we don’t get more heterosexual men to test for HIV, the world is going to miss  the UNAIDS target of 90 percent of HIV positive people knowing their status by 2020, according to experts.

Gauteng to test 1 million by AIDS Day

October 13, 2015
HIV and AIDS  

The Gauteng Department of Health aims to test a million people for HIV by World AIDS Day on 1 December.

Denial is a killer

August 26, 2013
HIV and AIDS   OurHealth  

Ayanda Madikizela* lives in the Ngobozana Administration Area in Lusikisiki. She explains why she believes denial and silence are dangerous.