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AVAC: providing HIV services for SA women and girls

AVAC: providing HIV services for SA women and girls

Imagine a world free of HIV in our lifetime? That's why the AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (AVAC) exists.

Working together in fighting against HIV/AIDS stigma

Working together in fighting against HIV/AIDS stigma

On 4 October 2013 Community Media Trust's Outreach team, held an Open Day at King Sabatha Dalindyebo-Wilo, Komkhulu, OR Thambo district. The theme for the event was Working together in fighting against HIV/AIDS stigma.

‘Walk with ZAZI at Sisters with Blisters 2013’

‘Walk with ZAZI at Sisters with Blisters 2013’

The ZAZI Women and Girls Campaign, being funded by USAID/PEPFAR, is calling on all women, girls and men to join the seventh annual Sisters with Blisters Walk on 23 November 2013 at Blue Hills Country and Equestrian Estate in Gauteng.  Sisters with Blisters website

Knowledge is Power: Community Members Learn How to Live in Harmony with HIV

Knowledge is Power: Community Members Learn How to Live in Harmony with HIV

Community Media Trust's Outreach team regularly holds open day awareness events in communities to provide access to essential health information and clinic services, emphasizing HIV Counselling and Testing (HCT).For two days prior to the event, the team conducts door-to-door visits in the local neighbourhood to provide health education, distribute information pamphlets and condoms, and advertise the upcoming open day event.

'Never Beat a Woman' - An Abuser tells his story

'Never Beat a Woman' - An Abuser tells his story

"I WILL never beat a woman again!  "You don't need to use force to a woman for her to understand you. Inflicting pain on a woman you claim to love makes you a lesser man - it actually destroys you."

Sports used to fight HIV epidemic in Bulwer

Sports used to fight HIV epidemic in Bulwer

If you would like to get the youth to learn more about the dangers of HIV, alcohol and drug abuse and gender-based violence, you rather be creative in doing so.

 Football, Volleyball and Netball were some of the sports that were used as platforms to educate the youth in the community of Bulwer in the Kwazulu-Natal province during the women's day commemoration. 

New Television Advert targets TB in Children

New Television Advert targets TB in Children

A new television advert aimed at creating more awareness about Tuberculosis was launched as part of World TB Day commemoration event held in Cape Town on 24 March 2013.

4PLAY: SEX TIPS FOR GIRLS SCOOPS SEVEN AWARDS AT 2013 SAFTAS

4PLAY: SEX TIPS FOR GIRLS SCOOPS SEVEN AWARDS AT 2013 SAFTAS

Award winning production 4PlaySex Tips for Girls raised the ante in local television drama when it scooped seven awards including the best TV drama series at the 2013 South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) at a glitzy function held at Gallagher Estate on Saturday 16th March.

4Play II lands SAFTA Nominations

4Play II lands SAFTA Nominations

The e-tv drama series - 4Play Sex Tips for Girls III - is leading the pack having landed ten nominations from this year's South Africa Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs).

About JHHESA

Johns Hopkins Health and Education in South Africa (JHHESA) is a non-profit organisation that designs and implements evidence-based HIV Campaigns, and HIV Communication Programmes aimed at HIV Prevention to educate the public to understand their risk of HIV infection in relation to multiple partners, correct and consistent condom use, transactional sex and alcohol use.