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22nd May 2020
Keep your kids safe as they return to school

Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga recently announced that schools will be opening for grade 7 and 12 learners as of 1 June 2020. South Africa has seen a jump in numbers in the past few weeks, at the time this article was published, SA’s numbers were sitting at just over 19 000 with infected cases. Our […]

16th Mar 2020
Coronavirus outbreak - a national state of disaster

As the World Health Organization has declared the CORONAVIRUS outbreak as a global pandemic, the South African Presidency has also declared a national state of disaster in terms of the Disaster Management Act.  Following an extensive analysis of the progression of the disease worldwide and in South Africa, Cabinet has decided to take urgent and […]

5th Feb 2020
CORONAVIRUS - SOUTH AFRICA IS ON HIGH ALERT

As we have been made aware about the deadly coronavirus outbreak in China, the South African Department of Health has assured the public that it’s adequately prepared for active surveillance, early detection, isolation and case management, contact tracing and prevention of onward spread of Coronavirus infection. According to World Health Organization (WHO), the incubation period […]

22nd Jan 2020
Same-day antiretroviral therapy initiation for HIV-infected adults in South Africa: Analysis of routine data

Abstract Same-day initiation (SDI) of antiretroviral therapy (ART) has been recommended to improve ART programme outcomes in South Africa since August 2017. This study assessed implementation of SDI over time in two South African districts, describing the characteristics of same-day initiators and evaluating the impact of SDI on retention in ART care. Routine data were […]

3rd Sep 2019
Keeping Men Strong and Healthy In Alexandra

Anova’s Health4men project and Johannesburg District Region E launched men’s health services at Riverpark Clinic in Alexandra on Friday, 30 August 2019.  The Anova Health Institute has developed extensive expertise in all areas of men sexual health over the years including HIV combination prevention and both sexually transmitted infections (STI) and HIV treatment. City of […]

29th Aug 2019
Meeting The Needs of People Living with HIV In Sedibeng

90-90-90 AIDS strategy update by Anova Health Institute in partnership with the Department of Health - Sedibeng District The HIV/AIDS epidemic is not just a health issue, it is a community and social issue that affects us all. It requires everyone to take action in order to meet the target set by President Cyril Ramaphosa.  […]

19th Nov 2018
Dr K. Mahomed, HIV Specialist and Yellow Dot Doctor at Your Service!

Dr K, as she is affectionately known by her patients, is an HIV Specialist that can be found on the Yellow Dot Doctor Directory:  www.yellowdotdoctor.co.za She is an animated and passionate practitioner that has helped hundreds of people over the years gain access to medication that both treats and prevents HIV. “I’m a professional”, she […]

23rd Oct 2018
Anova’s New Funding to Accelerate Programs to Control HIV in South Africa

The Anova Health Institute is proud to announce that it has received a five-year PEPFAR grant through USAID’s APACE activity (Accelerating Program Achievements to Control the Epidemic). This work will contribute to HIV epidemic control in South Africa and empower Anova to rapidly scale-up programs that alleviate the burden of HIV and TB. Anova launched […]

25th Sep 2018
Follow-on study on HIV prevalence in female sex workers underway

Supported by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with funding from the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), The Aurum Institute, in collaboration with Anova Health Institute, are leading the second South African Health Monitoring Survey (SAHMS), a biological and behavioural survey with female sex workers (FSW) in South Africa. […]

5th Sep 2018
New funding breathes new life into Ivan Toms

The Western Cape Department of Health and the Anova Health Institute are pleased to announce their continued partnership to maintain the Ivan Toms Centre for Men’s Health at the Green Point Community Health Centre. The Ivan Toms Centre is a critical resource for the Western Cape, which will continue to serve the population of men […]

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