Nehawu says picket was just a “warning shot” with more strike action planned over Covid-19 safety

Nehawu says picket was just a “warning shot” with more strike action planned over Covid-19 safety

Union Nehawu is planning a strike in the health sector this week. The action will highlight the need for safety during the Covid-19 pandemic, says union.

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A soldier in the war on HIV/Aids now battles Covid-19

A soldier in the war on HIV/Aids now battles Covid-19

Fatima Hassan is a lawyer who fought for the rights of South Africans during the HIV/Aids pandemic. Now, she’s preparing to fight another pandemic: Covid-19.

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Covid-19 hinders South Africa’s HIV, TB targets, but offers chance to innovate

Covid-19 hinders South Africa’s HIV, TB targets, but offers chance to innovate

The lockdown has impacted on South Africa’s ARV treatment programme, delaying the South African National Aids Council national strategy. Yet, Covid-19 has also brought with it innovations in treatment and prevention for HIV, TB and STIs.

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Traditional leaders can help end GBV

Traditional leaders can help end GBV

Government is encouraging traditional leaders to become involved in the fight against Gender Based Violence, especially in rural areas where some customs violate the human rights of women.

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