Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention’s (Africa CDC) director Dr John Nkengasong says they do not have answers to why the COVID-19 pandemic has not grown as fast as expected in South Africa.
A vaginal ring has moved one step closer to becoming a new HIV prevention method for women in sub-Saharan Africa.
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.
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.
Communicable diseases and comorbidities have been highlighted at the tabling of the Northern Cape’s Health department budget.