care of HIV

Nurses as effective as doctors in treating HIV patients

SA government policy gets support from researchers at UCT and University of East Anglia, who identify nurses as preferred health providers for ART programmes.


Press Release: Nurse-centred care of HIV patients can be just as safe and effective as care delivered by doctors and has a number of specific health benefits, according to a new study led by the University of Cape Town (UCT) and University of East Anglia (UEA).

DONALD GIPS: SA moves closer to goal of AIDS-free generation

AS WE mark World AIDS Day tomorrow, let’s remember where we were and where we are, and let’s focus on where we are going. Since HIV/AIDS was identified 30 years ago, governments, civil society, nongovernmental organisations (NGOs), educational institutions and researchers from around the world have put local knowledge and expertise into action in prevention, treatment and care.

HIV/Malaria: when elephants collide

HIV and malaria are diseases of massive importance with overlapping distributions, which raises the question about how these two diseases interact. Even small effects and small interactions can have a huge impact, Dr Laurence Slutsker, told an audience at the Thirteenth Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Denver last month.