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Health Minister launches new TLD ARV

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MEC for Health in KwaZulu-Natal, Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu. Department of Health MEC for Health in KwaZulu-Natal, Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu.

Ugu District one of three districts in the country that will attain UNAIDS 90-90-90 target by December 2019

November 28, 2019
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Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize, alongside MEC for Health in KwaZulu-Natal, Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu today launched a new fixed dose combination ARV called TLD ( tenofovir/lamivudine/dolutegravir) in Ugu district, South of KwaZulu-Natal.
 
This combination of ARVs has significant benefits to patients, in particular, fewer side effects and less resistance.
 
Ugu District is of significant importance as it was one of three districts in the country that will attain their UNAIDS 90-90-90 target by December 2019 (90% of people with HIV know their status 90% of those diagnosed and initiated in treatment and 90% of those on treatment virally suppressed).
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