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Africa CDC can’t explain why COVID-19 has not grown as fast in SA

5 September 2020, 6:10 AM

Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention’s (Africa CDC) director Dr John Nkengasong says they do not have answers to why theĀ  COVID-19 pandemic has not grown as fast as expected in South Africa.

Vaginal ring a step closer to becoming new HIV prevention method

27 July 2020, 9:00 PM

A vaginal ring has moved one step closer to becoming a new HIV prevention method for women in sub-Saharan Africa.

Regulatory process for the roll-out of the antiretroviral ring needs to start in SA: Health Department

26 July 2020, 7:15 AM

The National Health Department says it will start with the regulatory processes in preparation for the roll-out of the dapivirine vaginal ring in South Africa to prevent the transmission of HIV.

Antiretroviral ring given the green light in Europe

25 July 2020, 12:02 PM

South African women have reacted with joy to the news that the antiretroviral vaginal ring has been given the green light for authorisation in Europe.

Northern Cape allocates R354 million to fight HIV, AIDS amid COVID-19 pandemic

17 July 2020, 8:15 PM

Communicable diseases and comorbidities have been highlighted at the tabling of the Northern Cape’s Health department budget.

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