South Africa: South Africa's Next Generation Powerhouse Aids Activist
[Daily Maverick] The Treatment Action Campaign's Vuyokazi 'Vovo' Gonyela sat down with Maverick Citizen to discuss how she got into the world of health activism, her outlook on civil society and what it takes to be an activist.
[VOA] The United Nations reports the presence of the coronavirus in Sudan is forcing a radical change in the way humanitarian aid and services are being delivered to millions of people in need of assistance. The World Health Organization confirms 10 cases of COVID-19, including two deaths, in Sudan.
[The Conversation Africa] Gita Ramjee dedicated her professional life to HIV prevention research for women and adolescents from the 1980s when the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) was first detected among South Africans.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -The pop singer said he will fund solutions for people facing barriers to HIV or AIDS care due to the COVID-19 pandemic
[News24Wire] Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has praised globally lauded HIV/Aids scientist Professor Gita Ramjee for her work in the industry.
[New Era] Is Namibia ready to have a conversation about providing the girl child with free sanitary products? While reading the news that Scotland is posed to be the first country to make period products free, I started to wonder where Namibia is at in terms of providing free sanitary products.
[Govt of SA] Deputy President David Mabuza, in his capacity as Chairperson of the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC), wishes to convey condolences on the passing of former Chief Specialist Scientist and Director of the South African Medical Research Council's (SAMRC) HIV Prevention Research Unit, Professor Gita Ramjee. Professor Ramjee succumbed to complications emanating from the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.
[News24Wire] The death of Professor Gita Ramjee, who was diagnosed with Covid-19 before she died, is a huge blow to the healthcare sector, says Deputy President David Mabuza.
[The Herald] Government is working on utilising tuberculosis and HIV testing machines to run Covid-19 tests.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London/Mexico City -HIV-positive people on anti-retroviral drugs with normal CD4 levels are not at a higher risk from COVID-19
[Daily Maverick] Professor Gita Ramjee, who recently returned from a trip to London, had been admitted to hospital with pneumonia. She was Chief Scientific Officer at the Aurum Institute and former chief specialist scientist and director of the South African Medical Research Council's (SAMRC) HIV Prevention Research Unit. She died in an Umhlanga hospital on Tuesday from Covid-19 related complications.