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Test and treat announced

National Department of Health (South Africa) announced test and treat from September and R3 billion for young women and girls campaign in the 2016/17 budget speech. Good news in our collective efforts to end HIV and AIDS by 2030. To meet the NDP objective of reducing the burden of disease, to have life expectancy of 70 years by 2030 and to have an AIDS-free generation of under 20s, the Department announced two major plans: In September this year, they will remove CD4 count as an eligibility criterion for ARV treatment, moving to test and treat in line with the new guidelines released by the World Health…

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Informer May 2016

Let’s talk: South Africa’s constitution is amongst the most progressive in the world. Yet we live in a country where inequality and discrimination are constant barriers to the health and wellbeing of communities. May 21st was UNESCO’s World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development and seemed like the perfect opportunity to look at the role of dialogue in helping communities to overcome these barriers. (6MB pdf)


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