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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 […]

30th Aug 2018
Women on top

Over half of Anova's workforce is made up of strong, dynamic and driven women. In celebration of Women's Month this August, we want to thank all the women for their invaluable contribution in helping us empower people and change lives. Good health and quality of life are what motivates us to provide healthcare solutions and […]

2nd Aug 2018
Gender identity and HIV risk: an important link

Gender identity is a crucial factor affecting HIV risk among men who have sex with men (MSM) in South Africa, and this area of study urgently needs more attention in order to effectively address the HIV epidemic in the MSM population. This finding is reported in an article recently published by Anova Health Institute authors […]

20th Jul 2018
2017 Integrated Annual Report

2017 marked a turning point in South Africa’s response to the HIV epidemic, with over half of the 7 million people living with HIV now receiving antiretroviral treatment. While this is welcome progress, we are still a long way from reaching the global 90-90-90 targets. Anova continues to partner with government health services and communities […]

28th May 2018
End of PEPFAR/USAID funding for Health4Men

The Anova Health Institute is sad to announce that funding from USAID for sections of our Health4Men programme will be coming to an end, effective the 30th of September 2018.  This funding allowed us to establish Centres of Excellence with dedicated clinical services for the men who have sex with men (MSM) community in Cape […]

22nd May 2018
Smart new phase in improving the lives of PWID

“The goal is to improve functionality for HIV-positive people who inject drugs (PWID) to the point that they can adhere to HIV treatment effectively.”  Thami Momoti, Jab Smart Peer Coordinator Jab Smart is a harm reduction initiative created by the Anova Health Institute to prevent and treat HIV in the PWID community and their partners. It […]

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