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“Thibela TB” has Miners Covered

Aurum finds that a 40c per day preventive treatment can reduce TB cases among miners by 63% Thibela TB, which means Prevent TB in seSotho, a predominant language among South African gold miners, is a large workplace-based study among gold miners in Gauteng, Free State and North West provinces. Gold miners have a very high ...
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ICAP Leaves Proud Legacy in Eastern Cape

On a sweltering day in East London (affectionately known as Buffalo City by the locals), South African government and (President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) partners gathered to celebrate eight years of dedicated public health support by Columbia University’s International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP) in South Africa. The strong relationship ...
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PEPFAR Partner EGPAF’s Successful Project Transitions to South African Organizations

After 12 years of work in South Africa, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF), one of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief’s (PEPFAR) first implementation partners in South Africa, transitioned its successful program to two local organizations in February 2012. EGPAF will transition the program to two well-established South African organizations:  Aurum Health ...
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Ngwako Makgaba’s Triumph Over Adversity

Five years ago, Ngwako Makgaba was down and, with a CD4 count of 105, almost literally out. In 2000, he was diagnosed HIV positive. Six years later, he was unemployed, living in the informal squatting type community of Diepsloot, at his mother’s shack.  His brother had just died of AIDS. “I didn’t know where my ...
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