Amolegang Support Groups for Those on Treatment

Amolegang Support Groups for Those on Treatment

Amolegang in the North West sent us a brief message to tell us something about the support groups they run for adults and children on antiretroviral treatment. Amogelang Support Group Amogelang support group started in 2003 with 4 members, now…

Role of FBO health services in contributing to universal health coverage in Africa

Universal health care is a difficult challenge in developing countries, and calls for governments to work with faith based organisations and NGOs to reach remote under-served areas, and the poor. Role of FBO health services in contributing to universal health…

SEAD recommends Department of Health support to Catholic ART clinics

SEAD recommends Department of Health support to Catholic ART clinics

AIDS Relief's vast contribution to ARV treatment in Catholic programmes

AIDS Relief’s vast contribution to ARV treatment in Catholic programmes

The AIDSRelief programme of the Catholic Relief Services consortium begun in 2004 has wound up operations in all of the ten countries in which it provided anti-retroviral treatment with a grant from PEPFAR. The SACBC AIDS Office was originally part…

 Antiretroviral treatment continues at Tapologo and Nazareth House

Antiretroviral treatment continues at Tapologo and Nazareth House

Anti-retroviral treatment continues at Tapologo (Diocese of Rustenburg) and Nazareth House, Johannesburg for another year as a result of the no-cost extension granted by the Centres for Disease Control (CDC) to the SACBC AIDS Office. The two centres were among…

CRS meets SACBC AIDS Office and treatment partners, Zambia

CRS meets SACBC AIDS Office and treatment partners, Zambia

PEPFAR funding to CRS for the original nine country treatment programme has ended, and treatment programmes are continuing in some countries under the local and some new partners. At a meeting of Catholic Relief Services with its treatment partners held…

Senwamokgope Clinic, Limpopo, transfers ART patients to DOH clinics

Senwamokgope,  Sacred Heart Clinic, in Limpopo formed part of the Kurisanani ART programme of the Diocese of Tzaneen.  With the changes in PEPFAR funding it has had to transfer patients to DOH clinics, and will cease operations by the end…

Tapologo and the DOH collaborate in the Bojanala District, North West Province

Tapologo ART project has been granted a one year extension on its treatment programme, allowing for improved collaboration with the Department of Health and the provision of quality ART services.  Most patients now receive ART drugs in DOH clinics, but…

New treatment priorities, technical support rather than direct service delivery

Catholic Relief Services hosted a meeting in Lusaka , Zambia, of representatives of the treatment programme that was funded by a PEPFAR grant to Catholic Relief Services from 2004. With funding cuts, and with new priorities around the provision of…

New treatment priorities, technical support rather than direct service delivery

Catholic Relief Services hosted a meeting in Lusaka , Zambia, of representatives of the treatment programme that was funded by  a PEPFAR grant to Catholic Relief Services from 2004.  With funding cuts, and with new priorities around the provision of…

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