Accelerating Epidemic Control in South Africa
CDC, as a lead agency in the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, works every day with partner countries to accelerate their epidemic control efforts. Learn about one such effort in South Africa, where CDC is supporting Siyenza, a results-oriented initiative that’s laser-focused on scaling up proven public health interventions at the clinical level. Siyenza is rapidly identifying people living with HIV, initiating them on lifesaving treatment, and finding innovative ways to retain them on treatment to achieve suppression of the virus.
Siyenza Video Features
Siyenza: How We’re Doing It
Read more about how CDC is working with partners in South Africa to accelerate HIV epidemic control through innovative public health interventions focused on patient-centered care.
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CDC began working with non-governmental and community-based organizations in the Republic of South Africa in 1989 to address the HIV epidemic. In 1994, the agency partnered with the Government to develop national HIV clinical, ethical, and research guidelines along with HIV and TB service delivery programs. Read More
December 1 is World AIDS Day, and we invite you to join CDC and the global community in marking this observance. This year, the U.S. Government’s theme, Ending the HIV Epidemic: Community by Community, reinforces our commitment to achieving control of the HIV epidemic through partnerships with communities around the world. Read More