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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 0165 – HIV News 27 July 2017

    WHO warns on the increasing trend of resistance to HIV drugs

  • MEDICALBRIEF Issue No 0165 – HIV News 27 July 2017

    Low-cost drugs package saves lives of people starting Tx late

    Treating people who start HIV treatment late with a package of low-cost drugs to prevent serious infections saves three lives for every 100 people treated, according to the findings of a trial at University College London.
  • MEDICALBRIEF Issue No 0165 – HIV News 27 July 2017

    More than half of people with HIV are now on treatment

    For the first time in the world’s history, more than half the people living with HIV are on treatment, according to UNAIDS.
  • MEDICALBRIEF Issue No 0165 – HIV News 27 July 2017

    HIV prevention methods found to be safe for teens

    A monthly vaginal ring and a daily oral tablet, both containing anti-HIV drugs, were safe and acceptable in studies of adolescents, two teams of investigators reported today at the 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science in Paris.
  • MEDICALBRIEF Issue No 0165 – HIV News 27 July 2017

    WHO warns on the increasing trend of resistance to HIV drugs

    World Health Organisation has alerted countries to the increasing trend of resistance to HIV drugs, in a report based on national surveys conducted in several countries.
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Our Research

DTHF NEWS AND EVENTS

Researchers Present at IAS 2017

The International AIDS Symposium (IAS) Conference 2017 was a wealth of cutting edge research and discussion on HIV and AIDS, …
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Reaching Cape Town Men and the World

It was a delight to have a two-for-one research meeting with Ndumiso Madubela and Caroline Reid. Madubela discussed his PhD …
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Professor Linda-Gail Bekker opens the International AIDS Symposium Conference

The IAS2017 Conference on HIV Science held in Paris in July highlighted the progress made internationally to eradicate AIDS.  But …
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Apply for the Adolescent Health Training Program

The Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation invites staff of governmental & non-governmental organizations working at national, provincial & district levels to the …
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Our Projects

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

Overview Apply online Faculty Handbook The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre and the University of Cape Town are proud to present …
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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.

Visit the Youth Centre

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