Anova’s Family Free project held their Youth day celebration at Khaxane village in Giyani. The event was organized with the local stakeholders, including Zava clinic, local sport club, tribal office and Family Free. The event offered HIV screening, awareness on HIV and STIs, sexual reproductive health and correct condom usage.
The main objectives of the seminar was to reflect on the current state and challenges of primary eye services in the era of HIV, specifically in Mopani.
Health4Men hosted the So You think You’re A Diva event at Thlabane Hall in Rustenburg 0n July 25, 2015 where Diva’s from all over Rustenburg came to strut their stuff on the stage and the LGBTI community came out in full support.
On October 14-15, 2015, Anova presented their 4th annual Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) symposium where the core objective was to expand knowledge and understanding on the role of innovation in strengthening health systems. Titled, INNOVATION MATTERS: Breakthrough innovations in a dynamic health system, the seminar was held in Johannesburg at the Hyatt Hotel.
‘WeTheBrave’, a sexual health campaign, was launched on June 25, which focuses on men who have sex with men (MSM). This will be the first large scale campaign ever in this country to specifically address MSM. Spearheaded by the Anova Health Institute, and funded by the Elton John AIDS Foundation, the WeTheBrave.co.za campaign will address both prevention and treatment issues in an affirming, non-judgemental and sex positive way, which will be entertaining and engaging.
The SA AIDS Conference highlighted the progress South Africa has made in the fight against HIV and AIDS. The Anova Health Institute presented 20 poster presentations and three oral presentaions as well as showcasing their work at an exhibition stand throughout the conference