SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH RIGHT PROGRAMME (SRHR)

The Aids Foundation of South Africa’s (AFSA) Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights programme (SRHR) in partnership with DramAidE held Men’s Health Training sessions using the Brothers for Life model from the 20th to 22nd of August 2014 in Glenmore Pastoral Centre (Durban). The Training aimed to assist Community Based Organisations (CBOs) and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) supported/funded by AFSA to be able to institute Brothers for Life chapters for men in their communities and also to establish Zazi clubs for women particularly young girls. The Brothers for Life approach aims to promote good values and principles and to make men aware Continue Reading →

UMGUNGUNDLOVU COMBINATION PREVENTION PROGRAMME

POSITIVE HEALTH, DIGNITY AND PREVENTION (PHDP) The AIDS Foundation of South Africa team comprising of the Project Coordinators and Monitoring and Evaluation Officer from the Umgungundlovu Combination Prevention Programme conducted onsite process evaluation from the 11th to the 14th of August 2014 in three Municipalities which are part of the Umgungudlovu Combination Prevention Programme. The aim of this evaluation was to assess the implementation of Positive Health, Dignity and Prevention (PHDP) in respective municipalities. Positive Health, Dignity and Prevention is a critical structured intervention within the Umgungundlovu Combination Prevention Programme which aims to improve the dignity, quality and length of Continue Reading →

ARTICLE PUBLISHED ON POLOKWANE EXPRESS

Between six and eight August 2014 the AIDS Foundation of South Africa (AFSA) through its Limpopo provincial office funded by the people of Ireland through Irish Aid, met up with five Community Based Organisations (CBO’s) from the Capricorn district (Limpopo) for the baseline survey training. Please click on the tittle then link, for full story!! http://polokwaneexpress.co.za/16947/research-kicks-off/

EBOLA CRISIS: PREVENTION AWARENESS

PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE!! The outbreak  of Ebola virus  in West Africa came as a shock to everyone which has also affected the neighboring countries of the world, with the number of people who have passed on with the virus, Aids Foundation of South Africa (AFSA) pushes forward for awareness and urge people to stand out as a nation and the world at large and fight to prevent the virus. Since there are no vaccines at the moment to treat the virus, the effective, available weapon that can be used to substantially reduce the spread of this killer disease Continue Reading →

Health and well-Being for women after illness

As we are still in celebration of a women’s month this August, health issues and challenges facing women today have been highlighted around South Africa but not much emphasis on how women today can live healthily after surviving illnesses. In line with the Aids Foundation of South Africa’s work to promote a healthy living lifestyle. AFSA would like to urge/encourage young girls and women across the country and the world at large to strive to live a better healthy lifestyle. Many survivors attempt to make lifestyle changes such as exercising regularly, quitting smoking and drinking, and improving their diet to Continue Reading →