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Making HIV testing accessible

HIV Testing Services are critical to the achievement of UNAID’s 90-90-90 targets as the gateway to a complete continuum of care. But for many people – particularly people from key populations like sex workers and men who have sex with men – the clinical setting is stigmatising and people are reluctant to disclose personal information to health workers. Others are not accessing testing and treatment because of poverty, rural isolation, family responsibilities or harmful gender norms and attitudes. The World Health Organization’s new guidance on HIV testing recommends the delivery of HIV testing by non-medical ‘lay providers’, often in community…

Motoring towards zero

NACOSA works to reduce the impact of HIV, AIDS and TB by building capacity and strengthening systems to create healthy communities. Through the new Global Fund grant, we have been able to procure 25 vehicles to help organisations deliver services to communities most affected by HIV and AIDS. NACOSA is pleased to confirm the delivery of the following:  8 x Nissan NP300 double cab bakkies to MIET Africa 15 x Honda Mobilio 1.5 vehicles to: Trauma Centre Future Families MOSAIC Masimanyane TB/HIV Care Association Qholaqhwe Advice Centre SWEAT Life Line Johannesburg Centre for Positive Care PHRU Nqobile Women Development Project Humana People to…

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