The Cape Argus – Aids Day 2010

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The Brooklyn Chest Hospital is the only facility treating XDR TB patients in the Western Cape. It’s a 345 bed hospital and consists of 56 paediatric beds which are usually filled to capacity with over 60% of these patients being HIV positive. Children treated there can stay there from 6 months to 2 years and […]

New HIV clinic in Delft to ensure better service

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THE NEW HIV clinic at the Delft Community Health Centre (CHC)will ensure patients with HIV and tuberculosis are treated separately from pregnant women and infants – a move that addresses the risk of spreading infectious diseases. The new R1.5million HIV and TB clinic, funded by Adcock Ingram after the SA Medical and Education Foundation approached […]

Delft Community Health Centre

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SA Medical & Education Foundation handed over a fully equipped ARV Clinic to the Western Cape Health Department on Tuesday 5th October 2010. To date the anti-retroviral and antenatal services have been delivered in one room, with overcrowding of passages and posing health risks to patients, infants and staff, and pregnant women having to travel […]