Many HIV patients are now issued with three-month supplies of treatment, cutting down the burden on clinics and patients. Now, breast cancer advocates want the same for women battling the cancer.
Drafted by the Rural Health Advocacy Project (RHAP), the guidelines are designed to provide policymakers at national and district levels with a tool to evaluate whether health policies meet the needs of rural populations.
Read the Constitutional Court’s judgement setting aside proclamations requiring health care providers to obtain controversial certificates of need, or ministerial approval prior to practicing.
South African born Dr. Matshidiso Moeti yesterday became the World Health’s Organisation’s (WHO) Regional Director for Africa. As she takes the reigns of one of the WHO’s most important offices at a pivotal time, the doctor from KwaThema east of Johannesburg says she has never forgotten the lessons South Africa taught her.
Released by the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) on 12 January, this 49-page preliminary document outlines plans to, for instance, increase HIV and tuberculosis (TB) prevention, care and treatment among sex workers and families.