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If you live in Pretoria and you are looking for where to turn to when you need additional help, advice, and support, consider these HIV support groups in Pretoria as part of your support structure. However, your doctor and local clinic should always be your first choice and primary source of guidance and advice. If […]
“When something bad happens you have three choices. You can let it define you, let it destroy you, or you can let it strengthen you.” When ever you feel discouraged, remember that you are not alone. Here are some videos that will help you realise that you have a great life ahead of you. Please […]
August is Women’s Month and we want to honour all the great women who have helped to positively shape our lives. Here are a few inspirational quotes to start of the month on a positive note: “Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.” Oprah Winfrey […]
Many people have tried to define love… we decided to climb on board by find some of the greatest quotes on love. Enjoy… “Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr “Where there is love there is life.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi “Love isn’t something you […]
AIDS Meds published the following article on the For those who are single and are HIV positive, if and when to disclose can be addressed in different ways. Some people prefer to get the issue out into the open immediately. They will make their HIV infection known right away, sometimes even before a first date. […]
UNAIDS, an initiative by the United Nations to combat HIV/AIDS, has started a campaign for #GettingToZero HIV infections in Africa. The campaign has been named ‘Champions for an AIDS-Free Generation in Africa’ and some of the people championing this great cause include former Vice President of RSA, Kgalema Motlanthe. The UNAIDS strategy aims to advance […]
This article was originally published by Avert A new way of administering antiretroviral treatment could revolutionise the current way people living with HIV take treatment. A new subdermal implant has been proven to be effective in the first 40 days, according to research published in the journal Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. This new subdermal implant […]
Here are a few quotes to celebrate mothers worldwide – you are valued and valuable! “The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.” ~ Theodore Hesburgh “Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.” ~ Anonymous “Motherhood is… difficult and… rewarding.” ~ […]
In the spirit of mother’s month PNSA has taken the time out to compile a list of facts and safety tips regarding Mother-to-child-transmission (MTCT) and Prevention of mother-to-child (PMTCT). (1) Antiretrovialtreatment has drastically reduces the risk of mother-to-child HIV transmission. HIV+ mother can have HIV free babies via strict adherence to antenatal services and regular HIV […]
Top 6 #HIVFacts 1) HIV+ women can give birth to an HIV- baby. Pregnant women who are HIV+ need to take relevant anti-retrovirals (ARV’s) and regularly consult with their medical practitioner in order to prevent mother to child (MTCT) transmission. 2) HIV+ people who strictly adhere to their anti-retroviral treatment (ART) can test HIV negative. […]