Increases in ART costs for HIV/AIDS patients in South Africa have been offset by the introduction of cost-saving measures and universal treatment.
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A new UNAIDS report shows that global access to ART has risen significantly, from 685,000 people in 2000 to around 20.9 million as of June 2017.
SA’s management of HIV can be attributed to a strong legislative and policy environment that has kept up to date with evidence-based developments.
According to scientists, a South African child born with HIV and given a short course of treatment appears to have been cured of the AIDS virus.
SA’s overcrowded prisons have become breeding grounds for TB, putting thousands of inmates and people who work at the DCS at risk.
To mark World AIDS Day 2016, the WHO has released new guidelines on HIV self-testing to improve access to and uptake of HIV diagnosis.
The Technovera automated chronic medicine dispensing system has won first place at the Samsung South Africa Launching People – Mixed Talents competition.
All people diagnosed HIV-positive will start ARV treatment regardless of their CD4 count in line with the ‘Test and Treat’ guidelines.
The NDoH in partnership with Vodacom has deployed the Stock Visibility Solution (SVS) in 3,126 clinics across the country to monitor drug stock levels.
The Health Minister says HIV patients will start antiretroviral therapy (ART) as soon as they are diagnosed, regardless of their of their CD4 cell count.
Founder and COO of Healthspace, Dr Mia Hugo, shares why she believes South Africa is ready for electronic health records (EHRs).