“We talked and came to an agreement that he also needed to test, which he did. When the results came positive, he raised my spirits by saying, ‘we will survive this.'"

Health workers with questions about shortages or alternative treatment options can call the Department of Health hotline 0800 212 506. Alternatively, they can contact the society on child_adolescent(at)sahivsoc.org or 071 840 1572.