HIV/AIDS Centre

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FAQs

South Africa has the largest number of people living with HIV in the world. UNAIDS/WHO estimates that at the end of 2007 there were 5.7 million people living with HIV in the country. Among adults (ages 15-49), HIV prevalence was recorded as 18.1% in 2007. Despite many campaigns, there are still many myths surrounding HIV and Aids, and many people are still stigmatised because of ignorance. In this section, you will find useful information to alleviate the suffering of the infected and to empower and inform the affected and infected alike.

HIV and Aids in South Africa

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What to eat if you’re HIV+

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It’s best to have the test

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Voluntary counselling and testing for HIV

HIV/Aids centre Voluntary counselling and testing for HIV According to statistics, 2.1 million HIV tests are conducted annually in public-funded counselling, testing and referral programmes in south [...]

Defy the HI virus with good nutrition

HIV/Aids centre Defy the HI virus with good nutrition Although a cure for the dreaded HI virus has not been uncovered yet, there are still some simple [...]

Caring for a loved one with Aids

HIV/Aids centre Caring for a loved one with Aids Finding out that someone close to you has been infected with HIV is not easy, and having to [...]

Latest HIV/Aids statistics for SA

HIV/Aids centre Latest HIV/Aids statistics for SA An estimated 5.6 million people were living with HIV and Aids in South Africa in 2009, more than in any [...]

World Aids Day 2013

HIV/Aids centre World Aids Day 2013 HIV, the infection that causes Aids, continues to be a major public health issue, having claimed more than 25 million lives [...]

Stem cell transplantation and HIV

HIV/Aids centre Stem cell transplantation and HIV A stem cell transplant in 2007 brought hope to people living with HIV/Aids like no other event before it. In [...]