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OBJECTIVE: To identify the causes of symptoms suggestive of tuberculosis (TB) among people living with the human immunodeficiency virus (PLHIV) in South Africa.

METHODS: A consecutive sample of HIV clinic attendees with symptoms suggestive of TB (>/=1…

Synergies between securing sexual rights and the right to health have been pursued where there are clear public health gains to be made, such as lowering incidence of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STI). South Africa’s 1996 Constitution outlawed discrimination on the basis of…

Substance abuse is the excessive use of a substance, such as drugs or alcohol, which results in clinical and functional impairments. Ongoing substance abuse can cause severe health problems over time, even in previously healthy individuals. These health complications include increased disease…