Africa: To End HIV Epidemic, Listen to the Youth

Original article on allafrica.com | 14 March 2017 | by Ange Kagame We have what it takes to change the course of our generation’s destiny. Will we all rise to the occasion? I grew up in Africa in the ’90s, a period now often called the continent’s lost decade. It is a decade that many Africans associate […]

South Africa: Say No to ‘Blessers’ and Unsafe Sex for Material Goods – Health MEC

Original article on allafrica.com | 6 December 2016 Limpopo health MEC Dr Phophi Ramathuba says ‘blessers’ and ‘blessees’ must fall. Ramathuba was speaking during World AIDS Day celebrations on Thursday in Mhlava Willem, outside Giyani. The MEC said the so-called blessers (older men dating young girls in exchange for money) are infecting young girls with HIV/AIDS. […]

South Africa to give free HIV treatment to all infected

Original article on ctvnews.ca |02 September 2016 | South Africa will now provide free treatment to all people infected with HIV, regardless of the condition of their immune system. The country leads the world in infections. Before the announcement by the country’s health department, people were eligible for free treatment based on a certain measure of their […]

Aids/HIV drug ‘can damage liver and cause death’

Original article on iol.co.za |12 August 2016| by Ntando Makhubu About 4 million HIV-positive South Africans who rely on the states single dose antiretroviral treatment (ART) are at risk of grave About 4 million HIV-positive South Africans who rely on the states single dose antiretroviral treatment (ART) are at risk of grave liver damage and […]