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Dramatically more Covid-19 vaccination sites needed – learn how to set up a site free

Dramatically more Covid-19 vaccination sites needed – learn how to set up a site free 1241 680 Right to Care

With only 400 active Covid-19 vaccination sites set up across South Africa, and under 1% of the country fully vaccinated during a brutal third wave, the government wants to dramatically ramp up vaccines.   In a…

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Men’s Health Month: Men implored to circumcise amid increase in STIs

Men’s Health Month: Men implored to circumcise amid increase in STIs 596 818 Right to Care

Covid-19 has negatively affected South Africa’s circumcision programme and far fewer men have been circumcised in the past year than in previous years. The consequences of this are serious.  Sizwe Hlongwane, deputy chief of party…

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Young women in Ehlanzeni offered free medication to stay HIV-negative

Young women in Ehlanzeni offered free medication to stay HIV-negative 2507 1673 Right to Care

Adolescent girls and young women in Mpumalanga’s Ehlanzeni district are encouraged to go to special youth-friendly health facilities to learn more about PrEP, a drug that can lower the risk of HIV infection considerably. HIV…

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Your healthcare facility is changing during Covid-19 – important guidelines must be followed

Your healthcare facility is changing during Covid-19 – important guidelines must be followed 1200 1600 Right to Care

A call has gone out for all healthcare facilities – both public and private – to adhere to new guidelines during lockdown and for as long as the Covid-19 pandemic is an issue in South…

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SA uses mapping tech to help eradicate HIV/AIDS

SA uses mapping tech to help eradicate HIV/AIDS 1905 1352 Right to Care

Knowledge generated by communities is playing a vital role in informing HIV prevention and treatment programmes as health NGO RIGHT TO CARE gears up to find innovative ways to reach UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets by 2020. These are ambitious treatment targets…

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Cervical cancer still the leading cause of cancer death among SA women

Cervical cancer still the leading cause of cancer death among SA women 1920 1371 Right to Care

 The CLINICAL HIV RESEARCH UNIT (CHRU) and health NGO RIGHT TO CARE have joined forces to raise awareness about cervical cancer, the leading cause of cancer death among South African women. Tomorrow is International Gynaecological Awareness Day which aims…

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Call for Hepatitis C to be eliminated in SA

Call for Hepatitis C to be eliminated in SA 1920 1280 Right to Care

Monday, 8 October 2018: Ahead of the South African Drug Policy Week 2018, Prof. Ian Sanne, CEO of Right to Care, one of South Africa’s largest health NGOs, called for South Africa to start a…

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What will it take to circumcise another two million men in SA?

What will it take to circumcise another two million men in SA? 1500 1001 Right to Care

South Africa is just over half-way through a massive effort by multiple stakeholders to circumcise 4.3-million men which will avert 1.3-million new HIV infections. But what will it take to achieve the final targets? Dr Khumbulani Moyo, medical male circumcision project director at RIGHT TO CARE explains. Wednesday 1 August 2018: Soon after the World Health Organization recommended…

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SA’s heterosexuals exacerbate mental illness in LGBTI communities

SA’s heterosexuals exacerbate mental illness in LGBTI communities 2507 1673 Right to Care

Thursday, 5 July 2018: Many South Africans still consider the lesbian gay bisexual transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community to be different, abnormal or sinister. “This leads to LGBTI individuals suffering from self-discrimination, social isolation, depression,…

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