The HPV vaccination

Vaccines against cervical cancer have permeated news and social media platforms over the last few years. There has also been a new hype around it since the South African Government announced that 9-year old school girls at underprivileged schools will be vaccinated for free. The first round of the annual HPV programme for public schools, conducted by the Department of Health in conjunction with Department of Education, was scheduled for 21 February to 28 March 2017.

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World AIDS Day
What is World AIDS Day?

World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died.  Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day.

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