HIV/Aids is an epidemic for the African continent and the entire world. In 2011, South Africa had the highest rate of new infections in Southern Africa. South Africa currently has more than 6 million people living with HIV.
PREVENTION OF HIV/AIDS
• Public Education programs
There has been a strong drive to educate the public about how the HIV/Aids virus is spread and preventative measures to combat the spread.
The ABC (abstinence, be faithful, wear a condom) program has helped to educate people in the community about HIV/Aids and a person’s HIV/Aids status.
• Preventing the spread of HIV/Aids from pregnant woman to children
TREATMENT AND SUPPORT
People living with HIV/Aids and their loved ones need support. The hospitals forming part of the Phelang Bonolo Healthcare Group are perfectly positioned to give treatment and support to HIV/Aids sufferers.
As a professional private healthcare group, it is the responsibility of Phelang Bonolo Healthcare to be active in the fight against HIV and provide support and treatment for those infected patients. Our staff are well trained to care for all HIV/Aids patients with a sensitive and supportive attitude and Phelang Bonolo Healthcare believes in absolute discretion and confidentiality when it comes to a patient’s HIV status and his/her treatment.
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