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NGOs lament loss of funding due to COVID-19 fight

6 May 2020, 6:55 AM

Thousands of NGOs face the risk of closure if the lack of government funding persists, since billions of rands are being dedicated to fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

Challenges posed by HIV, TB in the fight against COVID-19 under the spotlight

6 April 2020, 8:20 PM

Fears of an imminent COVID-19 catastrophe drove government to put the country under national lockdown for three weeks to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Shorter treatment for HIV positive patients can prevent TB: Study

12 March 2020, 6:19 AM

People living with HIV can now use treatment for a shorter period to prevent from getting Tuberculosis (TB).

‘Pharmaceutical companies to ensure facilities in place when making generics available’

22 December 2019, 10:02 AM

One of the major factors that big pharmaceutical companies consider when new drugs are introduced, is whether health facilities have the ability to apply and maintain new regimens successfully.

A health worker wearing Ebola protection gear enters the Biosecure Emergency Care Unit (CUBE) at the ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) Ebola treatment centre in Beni.

WHO, DRC eye tighter rules for Ebola care over immunity concerns

31 October 2019, 10:27 AM

Congo’s Ebola outbreak has infected over 3,000 people and killed more than 2,000 since August last year. It is the second-worst outbreak after one in West Africa between 2013 and 2016.

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