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HIV+ teens keen to speak at AIDS Conference

January 19, 2018
News  

NORTHERN CAPE – Future leaders is a group of Kuruman youth living with HIV who have decided that they want to attend next year’s Aids Conference in Durban.

Plans on track to ease KZN health woes

December 21, 2017
Cancer   HIV and AIDS   OurHealth  

KWA-ZULU NATAL – Right to Care, together with the Bhekuzulu Self-sustaining Project and the Mpilonhle Sanctuary Organization are working together to offer patients a one-stop shop where they can have all their chronic conditions seen to in a single visit.

Men missing in HIV fight, says SANAC CEO

December 4, 2017
AIDS 2017  

Unless men start to behave responsibly, South Africa is facing a “runaway epidemic”, according Dr Sandile Buthelezi, new CEO of SA National AIDS Council (SANAC).

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.

Collision of HIV and NCDs

December 1, 2017
News  

Elizabeth Meyer was first diagnosed with HIV in 2002, but has managed to keep the virus in check for many years and only started ARV treatment a couple of months ago. She is far more troubled by her diabetes and hypertension.

Ban junk food adverts?

September 26, 2017
News  

For the first time in world history, there are more obese than underweight people. Both are symptoms of malnutrition, part of a global food system geared towards profits. Activists want a radical shift in the entire food system, including a total ban on junk food advertising. Is it possible and will it make a difference?

‘Rapidly increasing’ life expectancy but disease threatens progress

September 15, 2017
News  

The latest Global Burden of Disease study data shows that South Africa continues to battle with HIV, road injuries and violence as well as diseases related to obesity.