A South African Mother and Child are Put to the Test
AllAfrica follows the journey of Nomsa*,a mother living with Aids from a township in Cape Town, and the anguish of waiting to find out whether her baby girl is free from the disease.
Nomsa and her baby.
Dr Vivian Cox, Médecins Sans Frontières Deputy Medical Field Co-ordinator in Khayelitsha.
South Africa: HIV+ Mothers and Their Babies Thrive on Treatment
allAfrica.com, 27 July 2012
At 9 a.m. each morning and 9 p.m. each evening, in her shack on the outskirts of Cape Town, Nomsa* diligently takes the antiretroviral medication that makes her ... read more »
South Africa: Girls' Rights 'Must Be Protected'
SouthAfrica.info, 29 October 2012
A United Nations high level taskforce on women, girls, gender equality and HIV for eastern and southern Africa has called for accelerated efforts in protecting the rights and ... read more »
South African Government, 28 October 2012
The UN High Level Taskforce on Women, Girls, Gender Equality and HIV for Eastern and Southern Africa concluded their one-week high-level political advocacy mission in South Africa ... read more »
South Africa: Promoting Women's Voices on HIV/Aids
SouthAfrica.info, 1 June 2012
Eight of South Africa's media houses have teamed up with the International Women's Media Fund (IWMF) to improve their coverage of issues around HIV/Aids, the Washington-based ... read more »
A lack of accountability for problems in health care and abuses committed by staff contribute to substandard care and undermines the country's goal to reduce its maternal death ... Read more »
A maternal obstetric unit in Cape Town has not recorded a single maternal death from April 2011 to May this year with the help of a Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission ... Read more »