[263Chat] Director AIDS and Tuberculosis (TB) in the Ministry of Health and Child Care, Doctor Owen Mugurungi has expressed shock and disbelief at the statistics which are showing that young people of 20-24 years are leading with new HIV and TB infections in Zimbabwe, 263Chat has been told.
[New Zimbabwe] OFFICIAL HIV/AIDS interventions need not target male gold artisanal miners alone because their female counterparts can also turn into “sex predators”, the National Aids Council has heard.
[Premium Times] Nigerians will soon be able to ascertain their HIV status from the comfort of their homes, the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has said.
[Premium Times] The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, says Nigeria has moved to the fourth position among countries worst hit by the HIV epidemic.
[Premium Times] At least 18 Nigerians die from Tuberculosis (TB) every hour, a TB expert, Lovett Lawson, has said.
[allAfrica] What the Namibian Health Minister, Dr Bernard Haufiku, said about fighting HIV/Aids in his country:
[Nation] Catholic bishops reiterated their opposition to the use of condoms to fight HIV/Aids, calling for abstinence among unmarried couples.
[Bhekisisa] Until two years ago, it was Sibonelo Gumede’s job to help developers get rid of people who used drugs in neighbourhoods. Then his life changed.
[Bhekisisa] Researchers once again confirm: It’s impossible for HIV-positive people on treatment to transmit the virus through sex — this time among gay men.
In 2014, Dr Boitumelo Phakathi was the youngest surgeon in the country at the age of 29. “I was initially told I wasn’t going to last longer than three months in surgery, a then male-dominated speciality,” Phakathi says