Public Servants are urged to contact the internal Employee Health and Wellness units or to contact their nearest Public Health Facilities for a free HIV Counseling and Testing.
Scaling up Public Service Response to HIV/AIDS
The tragic impact of HIV/AIDS on the health of the South African population must never be underestimated. The Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) in partnership with the Department of Health (DOH) and South African National Aids Council (SANAC), on a national HIV Counselling and Testing (HCT) campaign to counsel and test the 1, 2 million public servants.
The Public Service has a crucial role to play in mitigating the impact of HIV/AIDS and TB as part of its overall focus on the health and well-being of its employees. Large numbers of people are also direct dependants of Public Servants and as a result, the fate of society as a whole is closely intertwined with the health and well being of public servants.
This project provides Public Servants with opportunity to:
Long life is a guarantee for those who test early, get treated early and prevent TB disease which attacks those with unknown and untreated HIV infection.
In this workplace HCT Intensification Project, public servants and their families will be provided with an opportunity to:
For more information on HIV/AIDS and free Health Education contact: Employee Health and Wellness in your department.
Click on the following links for further information on the HCT campaign: www.doh.gov.za
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