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JOHANNESBURG, 9 April 2013 (allAfrica) - A simplified antiretroviral medication was introduced in Ga-Rankuwa, north west of Pretoria, on Monday. It would see people with HIV taking one tablet a day instead of three, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said.
MBABANE, 9 April 2013 (allAfrica) - For more than a decade after 1992, when Swazi gold miner Benson Maseko, 50, fell ill with chest pains and a nagging cough, he did not seek treatment.
HARARE, 07 April 2013 - (SAfAIDS Media) World Health Day celebrated annually on the 7th of April marks the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 1948. Each year a theme is selected for World Health Day that highlights a priority area of public health concern in the world. The 2013 theme is "Measure your blood pressure, reduce your risk". Hypertension commonly known as high blood pressure, is a disease that has compounded the African continent as a silent killer for many years.
DAR ES SALAAM, 8 April 2013 (allAfrica) - At least 15,000 male clients meet female sex workers every night in Dar es Salaam. Findings have revealed that there are 7,500 female sex workers, a research by the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare on HIV Behavioural and Biological Surveillance (2010) has revealed.
HARARE, 8 April 2013 (Herald) - Government has reverted to giving people on antiretroviral drugs three months’ supplies following improvement in the national drug stocks, a senior health official has said.
WINDHOEK, 4 April 2013 (allAfrica) - Huge problems that are today affecting our society are unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections. It is believed that many youngsters who are sexually active are more likely to have sex with or without a condom.