HIV 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...
Activists lead fight for the right to cheaper drugs
Activists lead fight for the right to cheaper drugs
The agreement on Trade-Related Aspects on Intellectual Property Rights (Trips) has disadvantaged many developing countries because it compelled...
Sangomas learn to meld muti with conventional medicine
Sangomas learn to meld muti with conventional medicine
It is a hot day in KwaZulu-Natal and the sun beats down on the dusty roads of a township outside Pietermaritzburg's Edendale suburb. Leading away...
US health policy weighs on SA's HIV patients
US health policy weighs on SA's HIV patients
A forthcoming report, written by the US advocacy group Health Global Access Project (Health Gap) and the University of Pennsylvania, suggests that...
State consolidates HIV treatment
State consolidates HIV treatment
The health department says it will provide close to a million more HIV-infected South Africans with antiretroviral (ARV) medication over the next...
Funding crisis looms large
Funding crisis looms large
The imminent cut in funding for HIV adherence counsellors in Lesotho is likely to create tension and cracks in an already severely under-resourced...
Women confound HIV researchers
Women confound HIV researchers
The disappointing results of the Vaginal and Oral Interventions to Control the Epidemic (Voice) trial this week — that most participants had...
Cheap drugs a bitter pill for the West
Cheap drugs a bitter pill for the West
Would you rather pay $12 a dose for malaria drugs or $2.40 – and potentially boost your country's economy at the same time?
Drop in infections follows ARVs' success
Drop in infections follows ARVs' success
The adult life expectancy in the general population in rural KwaZulu-Natal has increased by more than eleven years – from 49 to 60 - as a...
Aids takes heavier toll on men
Aids takes heavier toll on men
Findings that appeared in PLOS Medicine suggest the gender differences in deaths of people on antiretrovirals in South Africa are not related to the...
Light shines at the end of the HIV tunnel
Light shines at the end of the HIV tunnel
We are at a time of great promise in the fight against Aids. A few weeks ago at the international Aids conference in Washington, in the United...
A pill a day could keep HIV away
A pill a day could keep HIV away
The study is by the Desmond Tutu HIV Centre at the University of Cape Town. It found that 75% of men as opposed to 32% of women were able to predict...

Client Media Releases

Sanral respects Supreme Court of Appeal ruling
Luxury for African business travellers
Khulumani remembers the past on Heritage Day
NWU's solar car fighting strong winds
MiWay Business Insurance uptake soars
Student unharmed after solar car accident
NWU's solar car breaks records
And they're off...