OUT provides direct health services to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, MSM, sex workers, and injecting drug users, including HIV testing, counselling, treatment and general lifestyle advice and support.

OUT has been in existence for more than 21 years and is dedicated to the building of healthy and empowered LGBT communities in South Africa and internationally, while reducing hetrosexism and homophobia in society.

Results of groundbreaking viral hepatitis study released

  • Category: News
  • Created: 21 August 2018

OUT LGBT Well-Being was - along with TB HIV Care, the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, Anova Health Institute, the NICD and the Division of Hepatology at UCT - one of the partners in a study on viral hepatitis in key populations in South Africa.

The study involved around 3 400 people from high risk groups, including men who have sex with men (MSM), sex workers and drug users (primarily those who inject drugs).

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Once a month injection could become an HIV treatment option

  • Category: News
  • Created: 21 August 2018

People living with HIV may in the future be able to treat the virus with a once-a-month injection rather than through daily medication, potentially improving adherence rates.

Researchers have announced that a study of a long-acting monthly injection has shown that it is as effective at suppressing HIV as a daily cocktail of three drugs. 

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1081 Pretorius Street
Hatfield, Pretoria
0083
South Africa

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Telephone: 012 430 3272
Facsimile: 012 342 2700

South Africa international dialing code: +27

 

 

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