Department of Health - Services: HIV/Aids

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Anti-retrovirals are medicines used to treat people with HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) infection.
The ATICC Resource Library is open to the public and has information on all aspects of HIV/AIDS/STIs and TB. The Library consists of a comprehensive collection of videos, periodicals, articles, training manuals, research papers, reports, directories,...
Mother to child transmission happens when HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, is passed from a mother to her unborn baby during pregnancy, during birth or during breastfeeding.
ATICC supplies condoms, pamphlets, booklets and posters to the public. The items are free and subject to change and availability. BOOKLETS AND PAMPHLETS
Treatment is available for opportunistic infections that, unlike HIV, are mostly curable. These include diarrhoea, tuberculosis, pneumonia and candida (oral or vaginal thrush), which an HIV-positive person can pick up easily
Voluntary Testing and Counselling (VCT) is available at ATICC, as well as at most clinics of public health facilities. The decision to be tested is a voluntary one - no one can be forced to have an HIV test. The three main steps to be followed are pre-...
Voluntary Testing and Counselling (VCT) is available at ATICC, as well as at most clinics of public health facilities. The decision to be tested is a voluntary one - no one can be forced to have an HIV test. The three main steps to be followed are pre-...