Civil sector organisation Section 27 says political instability affects the provision of health services in South Africa.
A once-monthly injection to control HIV proved as effective as daily pills in a second study by GlaxoSmithKline, paving the way for a new regimen that could be simpler for some patients to be filed with regulators.
It kills millions of people and is carried by a quarter of humans, yet there has been just a handful of new drugs in decades and the only vaccine is a century old.
Millions of people with high blood sugar may be at greater risk of tuberculosis than previously thought, scientists said Friday, warning that diabetes and TB could combine to create the “perfect storm” of disease.
Some HIV-positive patients in Free State clinics claim they haven’t been able to receive medication for more than four months, and are worried they will start getting sick.