oa CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - More about : the ARV programme in the Western Cape : best practice

Volume 23, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



Extracted from text ... THE ARV PROGRAMME IN THE WESTERN CAPE: BEST PRACTICE FAREED ABDULLAH, MB ChB, FCPHM Deputy Director-General, Western Cape Department of Health After 3 years of pilot projects with highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), the Western Cape was able to roll out antiretroviral treatment throughout the province during 2004. The HAART programme started in May 2001, in Khayelitsha, in a joint effort between the Department and M?decins sans Fronti?res. The roll-out began in earnest at the beginning of 2004, following the National Cabinet decision to fund a national HAART intervention in all provinces. The experience of working with antiretrovirals, both in ..

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