While awareness of HIV has increased dramatically since the first World AIDS Day event 26 years ago, discrimination against those who disclose their HIV status is still rife in the workplace.
Medecines Sans Frontières (MSF) doctor South African Stefan Kruger recently touched down in the eye of the Ebola storm where entire households are being erased from their family trees by the disease.
The country’s first openly HIV-positive Mr Gay South Africa finalist Charles Jacobs asks, HIV science has changed but have we? The latest court case against the South African National Defense Force (SANDF) may be a sign that we haven’t.
The country’s top three doctors’ associations continue to rail against new legislation that gives government the final say over where doctors practice, writes South African Medical Journal News Editor Chris Bateman.
Doctor associations are appealing to government to work with them, writes South African Medical Journal News Editor Chris Bateman following the sudden promulgation of the long-dormant but controversial Certificate of Needs (CoN) law.
Antiretrovirals continue to be the most reported medicine out of stock as the civil society Stop Stock Out Project continues, write Project Coordinator Monique Lines and Medicines Sans Frontieres pharmacist Tinne Gils.
Despite court-mandated moves by government to stem the tuberculosis (TB) epidemic, a recent Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) investigation has found just eight doctors serve the Department of Correctional Services, according to this piece written by TAC researcher Lieve Vanleeuw.