HIV/AIDS Archives | Positive Network SA - PNSA

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 […]
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 […]
The world is celebrating World AIDS Day, with the theme “Getting to Zero”. This refers to the vision of UNAIDS: Zero new HIV Infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS related deaths. This is a challenging vision. When one considers the available reports and statistics for South Africa and particularly the province of kwaZulu-Natal one can easily […]