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SAMWUMED TAKES PART IN WORLD AIDS DAY & WELLNESS ACTIVATIONS

SAMWUMED will be taking part in various Municipality World Aids Day & Wellness events from 03rd to 06th December 2019. These include the City of Tshwane, Steve Tshwete Municipality, Newcastle, Masilonyana Municipality in Free State and many more. The objective of partnering with the Municipalities is to join the rest Read more >>

December 3rd, 2019|News, Press Release|

DO YOU HAVE HIV? TAKING MEDICATION KEEPS YOU ALIVE

Once a person is diagnosed as having HIV they are advised to start antiretroviral treatment (ART). These drugs treat HIV, allowing patients to live an improved quality of life. However, the treatment is not a cure as there is currently no cure for HIV.   Reasons to Start and Stay Read more >>

December 3rd, 2019|News, Press Release|

SAMWUMED’S HIV MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME HELPS MEMBERS

HIV is a chronic condition where treatment is available and must be taken for life. SAMWUMED covers the treatment, pathology (blood) monitoring and doctor consultations in order to keep all HIV positive beneficiaries healthy.   SAMWUMED works with Aid for AIDS (AFA) to give members the best advice on how Read more >>

December 3rd, 2019|News, Press Release|

TB- LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH AMONG HIV PATIENTS WORLDWIDE

TB is the most common opportunistic infection associated with HIV. It is also a leading cause of death among people with HIV worldwide. This is according to the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Without treatment, as with other opportunistic infections, HIV and TB can work together to shorten Read more >>

December 3rd, 2019|News, Press Release|

SUCCESSFULLY LIVING WITH HIV

These days having HIV doesn’t necessarily mean a death sentence. With the right treatment and care, HIV infected people can expect to live as long as people who don’t have disease. Taking antiretroviral treatment Once the diagnosis has been done the first step to taking care of one’s self and keeping Read more >>

December 3rd, 2019|News, Press Release|