A group of grandmothers in Khayelitsha, supported by St Luke’s Hospice, is taking the initiative to care for their children and grandchildren who are sick with HIV/AIDS. Thandeka Teyise asked the group’s co-ordinator Nomakula Mrubuta about the challenges they face.Read More
Author: Thandeka Teyise
HIV prevalence in the Western Cape is the lowest in the country – 13,1 percent compared to a national figure of 27,9 percent in the 2003 Antenatal HIV Prevalence Survey. However in parts of the province levels are much higher.Read More
The Durex Global Sex Survey shows that South Africans are careless about AIDS. Fifty eight percent of us have unprotected sex despite living in a country with one of the highest HIV prevalence levels in the world. Health-e spoke to a matriculant living with AIDS about the importance of safer sex.Read More
HIV/AIDS continues to challenge our society at every level ‘ including our schools. How dies a matric pupil cope with hearing that she is HIV positive mid-way through her final year at school and how has this affected her relationships with and preparations for her matric exams?Read More
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