Cuban doctors ruffle feathers in South Africa

Posted by - April 29, 2020

The arrival of more than 200 Cuban medics in South Africa to help battle coronavirus has received mixed reactions, with some of the sharpest criticism coming from the South African Medical Association (Sama). The organisation, which represents about 16,000 health workers, says it welcomes extra hands but says unemployed local medics should have been given

COVID-19: Renowned South African HIV Scientist, Ramjee, Dies from Complications

Posted by - April 1, 2020

Tributes are being paid to world-renowned South African scientist Gita Ramjee, who has died from Covid-19-related complications. “She dedicated many years of her life to finding HIV prevention solutions for women,” her colleague and friend Gavin Churchyard told the BBC. Head of UNAids Winnie Byanyima said Prof Ramjee’s death was a huge loss at a

Mother of two infected with HIV by her husband

Posted by - October 23, 2017

A northern-based online media platform has published a story about a Hausa woman who was infected with HIV by her husband. Arewa Dailypost reports that the mother of two, from Igabi Local Government Area Council in Kaduna, has been left in sorrow following the current predicament she found herself in. According to the post, published