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The Desmond Tutu
HIV Foundation

Pairing rigorous research with community-driven development, the DTHF is making a substantial contribution to service delivery and public health policy relating to HIV, tuberculosis and related infections in South Africa.

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HIV weekly news update in partnership with MedicalBrief

  • MEDICALBRIEF Issue No 213– HIV News 19 July 2018

    HIV pipeline 2018: new drugs in development

    In 2018, there were five new approvals of new drugs or fixed dose combinations (FDCs), including the first in class monoclonal antibody.
  • MEDICALBRIEF Issue No 213– HIV News 19 July 2018

    HSRC releases its annual survey on HIV infections in SA

    New HIV infections in South Africa have fallen by 44% in the last five years, the country’s latest HIV household survey found.
  • MEDICALBRIEF Issue No 213– HIV News 19 July 2018

    HIV-positive children more likely to have developmental disabilities

    HIV-positive children in South Africa are more likely to have developmental disabilities compared to children who are HIV negative, according to researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health.
  • MEDICALBRIEF Issue No 212– HIV News 12 July 2018

    The updated numbers: HIV and TB in South Africa

    According to outputs from the Thembisa model there were around 7.2m people living with HIV and 267,000 new HIV infections in South Africa in 2017.
  • MEDICALBRIEF Issue No 212– HIV News 12 July 2018

    MSM show preference for using HIV self-testing kits

    A study that gave HIV self-testing kits to men who have sex with men (MSM) in SA found that they much preferred using them than going to a clinic for a test.
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DTHF NEWS AND EVENTS

Demand Creation Challenge Winners Announced

The Insight to Impact: Demand Creation Challenge was dedicated to awarding innovative, disruptive, and compelling HIV prevention communications campaigns. Campaigns …
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Adolescent Youth Health Policy Short Course

We are excited to announce we are running the Adolescent Youth Health Policy Short Course for the SECOND YEAR. The …
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HVTN 100 Clinical Trial Findings Advance HIV Vaccine Research and Development

An HIV vaccine regimen tested in an early-phase clinical trial elicited robust immune responses that appeared to be stronger than …
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Women of Worth graduation

Graduation Day The Zimele project graduated their first group of participants from the Women of Worth programme in a ceremony …
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Our Projects

Desmond Tutu HIV Centre: Postgraduate Diploma in TB-HIV Medicine

Overview The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre and the University of Cape Town are proud to present the first online postgraduate …
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The Tutu Tester

HIV and TB are managed successfully in many countries around the world. Yet, millions of people are still missing care. …
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Adult HIV Educational Programme

Order a Manual Free Online Manual The aim of the HIV education programme is to improve the care of men …
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YOUTH CENTRE

Youth Centre
Youth Centre

The DTHF Youth Centre

The DTHF Youth Centre complex in Masiphumelele was built in response to requests from the community for a safe, recreational space for young people. DTHF surveys record a high prevalence of HIV infection among youth in the community.

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