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 This week we have lost the inspirational Professor Lynn Dalrymple, a pioneer in the field of theatre and AIDS communication, who made a significant contribution to HIV and AIDS education in South Africa.  She died on Saturday 14 April, after a long battle with kidney failure.Dalrymple was born and schooled in Durban, and started her career as a teacher of English and Drama in the late... continue reading
2015/12/15
One of the biggest challenges in addressing the problem of tuberculosis (TB) in South Africa, is getting patients to complete their course of treatment. Continue Reading Community stigmas about TB, a lack of support from their families and the length of treatment – three to six pills a day for six months – make it challenging for patients to complete their treatment successfully. Sometimes... continue reading
2015/12/15
The acclaimed SABC1 drama series Intersexions, commissioned by JHHESA, has garnered the highest number of 2012 SA Film and Television Awards (SAFTA) nominations, with a stunning 23 nods in 13 categories. In three of the SAFTA TV Drama categories, all of the nominations are for Intersexions, guaranteeing the hit series at least those awards. Co-produced by Curious Pictures and Ants Multimedia,... continue reading
2015/12/15
The HIV and STI burden in South Africa is one of the highest in the world. Many studies showed increased risk of HIV in those using alcohol (Fisher et al. 2007 and Shisana et al. 2009). Alcohol is also associated with HIV and sexual risk behaviours in several settings (Weiser et al. 2006, Thompson et al. 2005, etc.) We evaluated the associations between alcohol use measures and sexual risk... continue reading
2015/12/15
HIV prevalence in the South African general population is highest among young adults, with a prevalence of 33% among African women aged 20 to 34 years. This study aimed to describe the sexual-risk behaviours in young South African women aged 20 to 34 and to evaluate their contextual determinants. Click here to download
2015/12/15
HIV prevalence in South Africa is among the highest in the world. HIV disproportionately affects women, with an estimate of 21.1% in 20-24 year-olds, and a peak of 32.7% in 25-29 year-olds. HIV communicationprogrammes (HCPs) are designed to influence knowledge, attitudes, social norms and behaviours that in turn impact on HIV incidence. The objective of this study is to describe the impact of... continue reading
2015/12/15
Brothers For Life is fast becoming a highly acclaimed campaign after continuing its award streak by grabbing two Gold Loeries and a Gold Pendoring award at the glittering Loeries Awards held on 22 September 2012 at Cape Town Convention Centre. The Loeries are the premier awards that recognise advertising excellence in South Africa, this year the Lories added the Pendoring Awards which were... continue reading
2015/12/15
The Free State Department of Health in partnership with Mens’ Campaign, Brothers For Life and Sonke Gender Justice Network joined forces and trained 65 medical male circumcision (MMC) social mobilisers from Letsweleputjwa and Xhariep who in turn are expected to spread the word about medical male circumcision and HIV counselling and testing services available to locals.MMC is one of government’s... continue reading
2015/12/15

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