The PAFs were then applied to the population distribution figures for the area, as well as local disease prevalence estimates obtained through literature review.MSF has been present in Rustenburg since July 2015 when we began supporting the North West Department of Health to expand access to care for survivors of sexual violence living in the shadows of the area's platinum mines.Consequently, many of Khau’s students are reluctant to use condoms.
12th Annual Joint FSRH BASHH Conference: Sexual and Reproductive Health across the Life Course 31 January – 2 February, Malta.
Hep HIV 2017 HIV and Viral Hepatitis: Challenges of Timely Testing and Care 11-12 February, Seattle, United States.
Services offered at primary healthcare facilities called "Kgomotso Care Centres" (KCCs) include PEP to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, and psychosocial support and counselling for survivors.
Patients requiring more advanced medical, psychosocial or legal services are referred to hospitals, other government departments and/or community support structures.
A major factor is the lack of sex education in schools, even though it is a mandatory part of the curriculum.