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Western Cape sets the trend with HIV treatment clubs

The Western Cape Department of Health has made significant strides in addressing the challenges faced by men and the youth by introducing HIV clubs designed to promote adherence to antiretroviral treatment.

HIV/Aids

The Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Aids) is caused by infection with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).

Stop HIV/Aids-shaming, urges Ramaphosa

The end of Aids is not as near as we would like and efforts to fight prejudice, stigma and discrimination must be redoubled, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

HIV Wasting Syndrome

HIV Wasting Syndrome is the progressive and unintended loss of more than 10 percent of body weight.

Diagnosing HIV

This section explains the types of HIV tests available.

AIDS-related lymphoma

Lymphoma describes a group of cancers that affect the lymphatic system, which is part of the body's immune defense system.

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Dr Sindisiwe van Zyl qualified at the University of Pretoria before working for an HIV/AIDS NPO in Soweto for many years. She was named one of the Mail & Guardian's Top 200 Young South Africans in 2012.
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