antiretroviral drugs

 
#AIDS2016: ​HIV may be a prescribed benefit, but not all medical schemes cover ARVs
#AIDS2016: ​HIV may be a prescribed benefit, but not all medical schemes cover ARVs
Almost 30 years ago, virtually no medical scheme covered HIV. Today, legislation has made medical cover for HIV non-negotiable, but some patients...
Free ARVs are not enough: The hidden costs of treating HIV in Nigeria
Free ARVs are not enough: The hidden costs of treating HIV in Nigeria
The Nigerian government’s decision to provide antiretrovirals freely as part of HIV programmes at the country’s health facilities has
SA registers a two-in-one pill that can prevent HIV infection
SA registers a two-in-one pill that can prevent HIV infection
On Tuesday, Medicines Control Council (MCC) helped secure South Africa’s leading position on the continent in the fight against Aids. In one...
Malawi ARVs traded on Jozi's streets
Malawi ARVs traded on Jozi's streets
Prescription drugs plundered from Malawi’s public hospitals, including antiretrovirals (ARVs) and powerful antibiotics and painkillers, are being...
Malawi ARVs traded on Jozi's streets
Malawi ARVs traded on Jozi's streets
Prescription drugs plundered from Malawi’s public hospitals, including antiretrovirals (ARVs) and powerful antibiotics and painkillers, are being...
Survey uncovers shortages in critical medication
Survey uncovers shortages in critical medication
South Africa's drug stock-out problems have worsened, according to the results of a survey by the civil society coalition Stop Stock-outs that was...
Motsoaledi refutes claims SA faces drug shortages
Motsoaledi refutes claims SA faces drug shortages
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has hit back at media reports about drug shortages at public health facilities reaching crisis levels. 
Vaginal gel won't protect women against HIV
Vaginal gel won't protect women against HIV
A vaginal gel thought to reduce women’s chances of contracting HIV during sex has proven to be ineffective, according to a large-scale study...
Was Mbeki pressured into watering down his Sona criticism?
Was Mbeki pressured into watering down his Sona criticism?
Thabo Mbeki is enjoying something of an amnesia-fuelled return to favour in South Africa. With his successor Jacob Zuma looking...

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