Gogo Pillowcase Project

DTHF staff – you are amazing! There was a fantastic response to provide gifts for Gogos following the request from our Patron, Mrs Leah Tutu, to give comforts to the elderly rather to gifts to her on her birthday. Twelve pillowcases stuffed with toiletries, slippers, towels, sweets, biscuits, scarves, etc. were taken to Cheshire Home…

SA Medical Research Council Flagship award

The MRC is offering funding for high profile medical research projects, known as “Flagship Projects” because of the possibility of their considerable impact on the health of our nation. Submissions were reviewed and two out of five chosen to receive Flagship status. The Flagship Projects are the largest medical research grants made by the MRC.…

Computerworld Honors Progam Medal

DTHF receives Computerworld Honors Program Medal for World Good. At a gala event in Washington DC, USA on 3rd June the DTHF was awarded the honor medal in the World Good category at the Computerworld Honors annual award ceremony. In 2012 the DTHF switched to an innovative accounting system to improve financial control and facilitate…

Fixed Dose Combination Pill for HIV treatment

Selected public sector AIDS patients will start to take simplified ARV treatment of just one combination pill a day to manage their infection. The South African National AIDS Council(SANAC)welcomes this change in treatment protocols by the Department of Health. The Council hopes that this will encourage patients to stay on treatment, thus reducing the incidences…

Hannan-Crusaid Treatment Centre

Children who are infected with HIV need particular support and encouragement if they are to manage their health. It is important that an attractive, child-friendly environment is created to encourage the youth to return for assessment and to receive their medication. The Hannan-Crusaid clinic runs a dedicated adolescent programme for older children and youth on…

EU Commissioner visits Emavundleni

Ms Geoghegan-Quinn, European Union, EU Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science, was received by Dr Surita Roux, Director the Centre, and DTHF Chief of Operations, Professor Linda-Gail Bakker. The delegation were brought up to date on the challenges related to HIV and the encouraging advances being made by medical research, especially in South Africa where HIV…