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SOUTH AFRICA: Government releases AIDS case study
30 June 2003 (PlusNews ), South Africa has released a case study on the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS, local news service BuaNews reported on Friday.
SOUTH AFRICA: HIV infection risk high with doctors
26 June 2003 (PlusNews ), At least half of South Africa's junior doctors have been exposed to HIV-positive blood through needle stick injuries, a new study has found.
SOUTH AFRICA: Men outnumber women due to AIDS
25 June 2003 (PlusNews ), South African men now outnumber their female counterparts due to the effects of HIV/AIDS on society, the local Cape Times reported on Wednesday.
SOUTH AFRICA: Hospital head braves AIDS vaccine trials
20 June 2003 (PlusNews ), A South African hospital boss has volunteered for the country's upcoming HIV/AIDS vaccine trials, local newspaper The Star reported on Friday.
SOUTH AFRICA: AIDS activists await further investigation
20 June 2003 (PlusNews ), The court hearing of fifteen South African AIDS activists has again been postponed, the South African Press Association (SAPA) reported on Friday.
SOUTH AFRICA: HIV/AIDS court hearing postponed
18 June 2003 (PlusNews ), A court hearing for South Africa's Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) has again been postponed, the South African Press Association reported on Wednesday.
SOUTH AFRICA: Youth action urged on HIV/AIDS
17 June 2003 (PlusNews ), South Africa's youth are facing the "triple threat" of HIV/AIDS, joblessness and crime, an opposition party leader said on Monday.
SOUTH AFRICA: HIV/AIDS initiative for petrol attendants
13 June 2003 (PlusNews ), The South African Petroleum Association (SAPIA) on Thursday said some 10,000 petrol attendants would benefit from its upcoming HIV/AIDS awareness programme.
SOUTH AFRICA: AIDS lobby group continues campaign
13 June 2003 (PlusNews ), South Africa's National Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS (NAPWA) on Friday continued its campaign against local pharmaceutical companies after a temporary suspension.
SOUTH AFRICA: Professional staff also affected by HIV/AIDS
12 June 2003 (PlusNews ), A leading IT company in South Africa has expressed concern over the high HIV/AIDS prevalence rate among its "white-collar" workers.
SOUTH AFRICA: Minister set on nutrition for HIV/AIDS
11 June 2003 (PlusNews ), Aspects of an HIV/AIDS plan still being considered by South Africa's cabinet have been revealed, local newspaper The Star reported on Wednesday.
SOUTH AFRICA: HIV/AIDS prevalence among teachers probed
10 June 2003 (PlusNews ), A study to determine the prevalence of HIV/AIDS among teachers is being conducted in South Africa, the local Sunday Times online reported on Tuesday.
SOUTH AFRICA: Optimism over possible ARV rollout
10 June 2003 (PlusNews ), The Western Cape was the first province to defy the South African government policy by providing AIDS drugs to HIV-positive pregnant women in the public health sector. Two years later, the rollout campaign has achieved universal coverage and now babies and children living with HIV/AIDS are also to get access to treatment.
SOUTH AFRICA: Health workers angered by AIDS deaths
9 June 2003 (PlusNews ), South Africa's doctors and nurses have expressed anger over having to see people dying of AIDS-related illnesses, the South African Press Association (SAPA) reported on Friday.
SOUTH AFRICA: HIV/AIDS cover offered to tourists
9 June 2003 (PlusNews ), A South African tourism group on Monday said it was offering "AIDS insurance" to visitors in case of exposure to HIV while on holiday in the country.
SOUTH AFRICA: Grim picture of AIDS in the workplace
6 June 2003 (PlusNews ), South Africa's Department of Labour has painted a grim picture of the impact of HIV/AIDS on the country's most productive age groups, the local Mail and Guardian reported on Thursday.
SOUTH AFRICA: Rock legend pledges HIV/AIDS funds
6 June 2003 (PlusNews ), US rock legend Carlos Santana has joined the battle in South Africa against HIV/AIDS, the South African Press Association (SAPA) reported on Friday.
SOUTH AFRICA: Possible HIV/AIDS vaccine on SA horizon
2 June 2003 (PlusNews ), The first trials of an HIV/AIDS vaccine could soon get under way in South Africa, local newspaper The Star reported on Monday.
SOUTH AFRICA: Feature - Treating HIV among township poor
2 June 2003 (PlusNews ), Babalwa Tembani was diagnosed as HIV-positive after being raped by her uncle. She was only 14 years old at the time and knew nothing about AIDS. After being admitted to Cape Town's Groote Schuur hospital, a nurse told her she had four days to live and must "look for a place to die".
SOUTH AFRICA: Politician in HIV/AIDS legal battle
30 May 2003 (PlusNews ), South African politician Patricia de Lille has come under fire by three women living with HIV/AIDS, local newspaper The Mercury reported on Thursday.

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