December 2014

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Story USAID Celebrated 10 Years of Progress in the Fight against TB in Kwa-Zulu Natal

On Friday, December 19, the USAID TB Program South Africa and the Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN) Department of Health jointly hosted a public event to mark 10 years of partnership and progress in the fight against TB in the province. The event, entitled “Reaping the rewards of our labour in the fight against TB” honored the crucial role of health care workers and community-based organizations have played in the TB response.

17 Jul 2015 22:33
Story USAID TB Program South Africa Celebrates World AIDS Day 2014

On December 1, 2014, the USAID TB Program South Africa joined partners in South Africa and around the world in commemorating World AIDS Day. In order to promote the global World AIDS Day theme Getting to Zero: Zero new HIV infections, zero deaths from AIDS-related illness, zero discrimination, the project was active both at the national and provincial levels, raising awareness of HIV/AIDS and encouraging all people to get tested and practice healthy behaviors.

17 Jul 2015 22:31
Story USAID TB Program Partners with South Africa’s First Lady to Promote TB/Diabetes Awareness

On November 22, 2014 , the USAID TB Program South Africa hosted a TB/Diabetes exhibition in Tsakane, Gauteng Province to promote awareness of the dual burden of these diseases. The event was held in partnership with the Bongi Zuma Diabetes Foundation, which was established by South Africa’s First Lady in 2010 to drive the empowerment of women and children, rural development, education and health primarily with regards to diabetes and associated diseases. The cause is very personal to Madam Bongi Ngema-Zuma, who lost her mother to diabetes after 28 years living with the illness.

10 Aug 2015 21:00
Story USAID TB Program Partners with South Africa’s First Lady to Promote TB/Diabetes Awareness

On November 22, 2014 , the USAID TB Program South Africa hosted a TB/Diabetes exhibition in Tsakane, Gauteng Province to promote awareness of the dual burden of these diseases. The event was held in partnership with the Bongi Zuma Diabetes Foundation, which was established by South Africa’s First Lady in 2010 to drive the empowerment of women and children, rural development, education and health primarily with regards to diabetes and associated diseases. The cause is very personal to Madam Bongi Ngema-Zuma, who lost her mother to diabetes after 28 years living with the illness.

23 Dec 2014 18:46