01 October 2015

Stefan Heunis: A woman holds a packet of pills at an activist meeting in Soshanguve, a township outside of Pretoria on April 16, 2015

Anyone infected with HIV should begin antiretroviral treatment as soon after diagnosis as possible, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday… This was the ground-breaking announcement the WHO made in Geneva Wednesday morning explaining that ‘’ (t) he expanded use of antiretroviral treatment is supported by recent findings from clinical HIV alive, healthier and reduces the risk of transmitting the virus to partners’’... Responding to the announcement, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) applauded the decision but cautioned that implementation would have some limitations and face significant challenges, particularly in South Africa. Read article HERE

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