Get the latest on mankind's mission to find a vaccine or cure for HIV/Aids as Dr Michelle Moorhouse chats with Prof. Penny Moore, Reader and NRF/DST South African Research Chair of Virus Host Dynamics at Wits University and NICD.
8 Feb 2016 4AM
Health & Fitness Dr Sindi van Zyl
With World AIDS Day being commemorated, Dr Sindi talks about living positively with HIV. She is joined by Ntimbwe Mpamba, who was born with HIV and is dedicated to helping other youths in his position. Ntimbwe is the oldest person in Africa living with HIV who was born HIV+.
Dr Sindi tells you how you can support Pulmonary Hypertension Month and explains just what this disease does to its patients. Then we hear from renowned physiotherapist-turned-entrepreneur Gary Arenson, who will gives tips on improving pain and discomfort associated with bad posture and working in an office environment.
With the international community recently commemorating World Diabetes Day, Jonathan Sinclair stands in for Dr Sindi and speaks to Lize van Dorsten and Kerry Kalweit from Youth With Diabetes, a non-profit organisation that empowers children, teens and young adults with Type 1 Diabetes, with support, knowledge, skills and confidence to…
Dr Khanyisile Tshabalala and Dr Lesego Twala, who both work for an HIV/AIDS NPO based in Soweto, dissect where we are as a country regarding HIV. South Africa has the biggest HIV treatment programme in the world, better drugs, and people no longer need to die from this disease.
HIV clinician Dr Sindi van Zyl holds down the show for today. No health-related matter is off limits. She brings along Dr Tshidi Gule, better known as Dr G, and fitness guru Khabonina Qubeka and they discuss how easy - and sometimes sexy - health, fitness & lifestyle excellence can…