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The face of AIDS in South Africa.
On Oct. 25 2002 26-year-old Zanele Mavana was dying slowly in her home in a rural village in Eastern Cape Province South Africa. Her three children ages 10 8 4 watched in horror as their mothersExpand
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Member voices: Virtual Pathways leading Africas fight against HIV / AIDS.
“My mother stop lying to me. You think I dont know my father is dying of AIDS?" It was 1996 and 10-year old Samwel challenged his mother Elsa to accept a harsh reality as his classmates teachers andExpand
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[Value of three-dimensional measurement of the caudate lobe in the diagnosis of liver cirrhosis by ultrasound].
To assess the changes of the caudate lobe in the sonographic diagnosis of liver cirrhosis, 96 patients were studied at the Hospital Vargas de Caracas. 27 with histologically proved cirrhosis. 43 withExpand
Using new weapons to fight the TB war.
Today as the sun rises over the rural villages of South Africas Eastern Cape Province community members witness what is becoming a common sight. A motorbike speeds by and its driver readily waves;Expand
Voices of South Africa fighting HIV in high-risk areas.
The young man sitting in the lobby of the Port Elizabeth AIDS Information Counseling and Testing Centre (ATTIC) stood out. His smile was contagious and his look different. Wearing a “Lovers Plus”Expand
A collective battle in the TB war.
Life in South Africas rural areas - despite its deep traditions familial ties and a hard-fast faith in humanity - is challenging. The Eastern Cape Province which has given the world some of itsExpand
[Jejunal leiomyosarcoma. A case report].
Jejunal leiomyosarcoma, is an uncommon neoplasm. Diagnosis can be difficult because symptoms may be vague and nonspecific. We report the case of a 33-years-old patient, which was diagnosed andExpand