Progress in the Fight Against HIV

While KwaZulu-Natal remains the focal point of the HIV epidemic in SA, progress is being made on early diagnosis, intervention and treatment, says MSF

A new study by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has revealed that while KwaZulu-Natal remains the focal point of the HIV epidemic in South Africa, progress is being made on early diagnosis, intervention and treatment.

MSF is also commending government interventions on treatment in Eshowe and Mbongolwane in northern KwaZulu-Natal, saying that early diagnosis and administration of antiretroviral therapy are bearing fruit.

While it cannot be assumed that the findings of this study can merely be replicated in other parts of the province, what it does indicate is that efforts that are currently in place by health authorities are making inroads into curbing the spread of the disease.

To read the article titled, “Fight against HIV epidemic bearing fruits,” click here.

Source: 
SABC News

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