The Need


People with HIV live almost 20 years longer than in 2001
4 August 2015

Better access to antiretroviral drugs has transformed the outlook for 15 million people with HIV, says the UN, but more funding is needed to avoid an Aids comeback Read full story

HIV Clinical Guidelines App
17 June 2015

Launched by the Department of Health last week, this free app puts South Africa’s HIV guidelines at the fingertips of health workers and patients. Read full story

New system lets patients pick up medicine from shops
2 June 2015

Patients in rural KwaZulu-Natal are able to pick up their medicine from a wide range of local pick-up points, in a national experiment aimed at cutting the long queues at hospital pharmacies. Read full story

RuDASA is looking for the Rural Doctor of the Year
29 May 2015

Nominate a doctor who is making a difference in rural health Read full story