For South Africa to improve antiretroviral adherence, it needs a package of other interventions at a social, systemic and individual level. Innovative breakthroughs are also needed in the administration of the drugs, write Michelle Moorhouse and Willem Daniel Francois Venter for The Conversation.
Deputy President David Mabuza Delivers Closing Address At 9th South African Aids Conference in Durban
Govt of SA, 13 June 2019
Deputy President David Mabuza will tomorrow, Friday, 14 June 2019, at the invitation of the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) deliver the closing address at the 9th South… Read more »
KZN District Is Beating the HIV Epidemic
GroundUp, 12 June 2019
Good news on the HIV front. Eshowe, KwaZulu-Natal, an area where one in four people are living with HIV, has reached the UNAIDS goals, known as 90-90-90. In other words, 90% of… Read more »
Aids Drug Shortage in Limpopo, Says TAC
The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) says it has found stockouts of AIDS medicines, known as antiretrovirals, at Limpopo health facilities. Read more »
Beyond Lip Service - the Lipstick That Literally Saved Lives
Daily Maverick, 12 June 2019
It's easy to be cynical about lipstick and the sometimes-hard-hitting marketing tactics of cosmetic companies. However, over the last quarter century, MAC's VIVA GLAM campaign has… Read more »
Non-Adherence Delays HIV Elimination Targets. What's Needed to Break the Cycle?
The Conversation Africa, 10 June 2019
As 2020 draws closer, the deadline to end AIDS by 2030 looms large. The aim is to achieve the ambitious targets of "90-90-90". That is, 90% of people living with HIV knowing their… Read more »
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Message from the Chair of the 9th SA Aids Conference 2019
SA Aids, 11 June 2019
Prof Refilwe Nancy Phaswana-Mafuya Read more »
Department Manages ARV Treatment Amid Supply Constraints
SAnews.gov.za, 11 June 2019
A global shortage of lamivudine, a second line regimen of anti-retroviral (ARV) treatment has affected the availability of this ARV in health facilities in the country. Read more »
With statistics showing that five people become infected with HIV for every two entering treatment, researchers are anxious to find ways of cutting the stubbornly high infection ... Read more »
Groundbreaking liver surgery performed by a team of doctors at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg on an HIV positive mother to save the life of her child, could ... Read more »
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