Lifeline - Northern Cape, is a HIV/AIDS healthcare organisation, in Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa.
Free and confidential HIV and STI testing. If you test negative, a healthcare professional will provide you with information on safe sex and prevention. If your test is positive, a healthcare professional will provide you with treatment as well as counselling.
If you have tested HIV positive, you will be provided with free antiretroviral treatment therapy (ART) which will be based on your CD4 count and other factors. Your healthcare professional will monitor your condition on an on-going basis to provide support and to ensure that you adhere to your treatment. They will be available to consult with you regarding any side-effects.
If you have tested positive for an STI, your healthcare professional will provide you with the prescribed treatment according to your condition. They will also provide counselling and the steps to take to prevent transmission of the STI to your sexual partner.
Beyond testing, at our clinics healthcare professionals are available to provide you with information on safe sex and the prevention of transmitting or contracting HIV and STIs. They can advise on the use of ARTs, PrEP, PEP and will provide you with free condoms.
Through A study by the HSRC, of which 925 MSM/Trans participated, it was discovered that most hospitals are not “MSM/Trans friendly” and as a result, most MSM are reluctant to go for any tests or consult any professional for medical advice. book your appointment with a msm/trans friendly service provider.