24 February 2008 Leading health, law and human rights organisations condemn the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) for arresting 143 foreign nationals in Pretoria on Thursday, 21 February 2008. These individuals, from various African countries were seeking refuge from violence in Itireleng, Pretoria and sought safety at the Laudium police station. Instead of being protected from such attacks, they were arrested and have since been transported to the notorious Lindela Holding Facility and are now...Read more
The Kwazulu-Natal Department of Health has withdrawn its disciplinary action against Dr Colin Pfaff. The TAC welcomes this development.
We agree with Dr Francois Venter, president of the Southern African HIV Clinicians Society who said:
The Charges against Dr Colin Pfaff appear to have been completely withdrawn ... after one of the largest health care worker campaigns ever seen in South Africa. This was a spontaneous outpouring of anger at the...Read more
Essential information about what to do if you are HIV-positive or at risk of HIV infection. This page provides straightforward advice and telephone numbers where you can get help.
Last updated: 24 April 2008
Where can I get tested for HIV?
Most public health facilities test for HIV. The test is free. These ones are known to offer testing. Most private doctors also do HIV tests. To find a private doctor in your areas with HIV expertise, email or phone (011 341...Read more