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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…

The purpose of this guide to raise awareness on sexual minorities, human rights, and HIV/AIDS, as well as to introduce the strategies and skills required to challenge stigma and discrimination towards sexual minorities. It is designed for the use of organisations involved in training on those…

Long distance truck drivers are listed in the Uganda National HIV Prevention Strategy as most at risk populations (MARPs) – groups which have a higher than average risk of acquiring HIV.

The level of HIV among long distance truck drivers is high, chiefly because their lifestyle provides…

This health policy analysis responds to a call for research into the process through which the interests of women who have sex with women (WSW) have been represented in South African HIV and AIDS policy considering the context of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, as well as women’s…

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…