ARVs

 
[Video]On the road: Go inside the farm clinics making sure workers are never far from care
[Video]On the road: Go inside the farm clinics making sure workers are never far from care
They're not only good for workers' health, they're good for business too.
Turn to digital to increase communication with young people about HIV
Turn to digital to increase communication with young people about HIV
South Africa has made significant advances in the mission to reduce the HIV transmission rates. We are known as a country with one of the highest...
Successful HIV treatment create health problems by contaminating water with ARVs
Successful HIV treatment create health problems by contaminating water with ARVs
2018 marks the 30th anniversary of World Aids Day. South Africa has made great strides towards the global 90-90-90 targets (90% of adults living...
[Podcast]Mark Heywood: 'I was pitched against the very government I had fought for'
[Podcast]Mark Heywood: 'I was pitched against the very government I had fought for'
Activists litigated to force government to give HIV-positive people antiretrovirals. Mia Malan talks to Mark Heywood about the political consequences
New state-run pharmaceutical company to produce ARVs by 2019
New state-run pharmaceutical company to produce ARVs by 2019
The recently established state-owned pharmaceutical company, Ketlaphela, will start to produce antiretroviral drugs in 2019, according to the...
Meet the Khayelitsha compliers club
Meet the Khayelitsha compliers club
"Siyanda!" Fanelwa Gwashu's voice carries over the soft chatter inside the two-bedroom shack in Khayelitsha, a township on the Cape Flats in the City...
Trials don't gel with all women
Trials don't gel with all women
Medication adherence is critical to the study of HIV prevention in women, but researchers are struggling to find treatments that can be adapted to...
Mother mentors a boost for health
Mother mentors a boost for health
The paediatrics unit of the Soshanguve community health centre north of Pretoria is bustling. The benches in the waiting area and outside the...
Funding crunch threatens TAC
Funding crunch threatens TAC
One of the world's leading Aids activists has accused Britain of "signing a death warrant" for South Africans in need of treatment after it withdrew...
Ignoring prenatal HIV care leads to a lifelong burden
Ignoring prenatal HIV care leads to a lifelong burden
Tears stream uncontrollably down Samantha Benjamin’s* cheeks as she cradles her four-month-old daughter Francis* in her lap. “I know that it is...
'Health' and 'care' play second fiddle to Free State bullying
'Health' and 'care' play second fiddle to Free State bullying
The Free State health department is accused of repeatedly running out of HIV medication, intimidating whistle-blowers and appointing a corrupt MEC....