For many HIV-positive South Africans, the national lockdown has hindered their ability to easily access antiretroviral drugs and treatment. However, convenient and cost-efficient options for medicine collection are available.
Mpumalanga – A young woman says HIV will not claim her life. Khosi Zitha said before she accepted her HIV status she battled with denial and anger. The 24-year-old told Health-e News that she could not cope because three of her siblings, who had been HIV-positive, had died.
While women who test positive for HIV after discovering they are pregnant find the discovery difficult to accept, there is treatment available and they can still lead a full and normal life along with their child.