Care and treatment

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March 29, 2016

This booklet is aimed at migrants and provides information on health care services in South Africa, specifically:

  • Learn how clinics and hospitals work
  • Understand your rights as a patient
  • Know what health services expect from patients

 

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March 29, 2016

Since the late 1990s, by providing services to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV, many countries have made significant progress toward eliminating new HIV infections in children.

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March 29, 2016

Advances in access to effective antiretroviral therapy (ART) mean that many young people living with HIV (YPLHIV) can live long and healthy lives.

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March 24, 2016

Male circumcision decreases HIV acquisition by 60%, and antiretroviral therapy (ART) almost eliminates HIV transmission from HIV-positive people who are virally suppressed; however, coverage of these interventions has lagged behind targets.

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March 24, 2016

Despite numerous international treaties and commitments to protect the health rights of migrants, this population still faces significant barriers in their access to TB care.

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March 24, 2016

At the 44th World Health Assembly in 1991, the burgeoning, and now modern day, tuberculosis pandemic was brought to the world's attention, reporting that 6 million new tuberculosis cases and 3 million associated deaths were occurring worldwide each year.

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March 23, 2016

Fact sheet N°104

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March 23, 2016

Transgender women have among the highest rates of HIV infection but little is known about HIV prevalence among trans men, Tonia Poteat of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health said in a plenary lecture on transgender health and HIV at the recent Conference on Retroviruses a

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March 23, 2016

The bold and visionary leadership by President George W. Bush and the United States Congress that created the U.S.