04 December 2009

About a girl

HIV/Aids is about people, and in South Africa it is about children.


HIV/Aids has been highlighted this week with President Zuma promising that much more will be done to improve treatment in the months to come. 

But with so much being said and written, it's easy to forget that this scourge is about people, and blogger Lime shows us the young and hopeful faces of kids dreaming of a future.  It reminds us that treatment makes all the difference.

Read more:

Story of a virus


HIV:  when to call a doctor

(Health24, December 2009)


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Dr Sindisiwe van Zyl qualified at the University of Pretoria in 2005. She is a patients' rights activist and loves using social media to teach about HIV. She is in private practice in Johannesburg.

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