Newsletter: 2nd edition

#MyPRep activation Radiodut collaborated with HEAIDS on a special campaign to educate students about the benefits of the PREP pill, taken daily to reduce the risk of contracting HIV, if a person is exposed the virus. Various on air personalities were present at the event to promote the use of the PREP pill. Get further information…..

[Podcast] Dreams Thina Abantu Abasha

This morning on the Feel Good Breakfast Show, Bright Ntengo hosted two members of Dreams Thina Abantu Abasha. Ayanda Mbatha and Nkosinathi Hadebe came in studio to share what their organisation is about and what it stands for. Dreams Thina Abantu Abasha is an HIV prevention programme, it aims to empower young girls between the ages…..

[PODCAST] #MYPREP – DR Sindi Van Zyl Speaks About The HIV PREVENTION PILL

Every Thursday for the past 5 weeks Matt Tsolo has been speaking to different doctors and specialists about an HIV prevention pill called PrEP (short for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis). Each week they focused on one aspect of HIV medication and also prevention methods. Taken daily, by an HIV negative person in conjunction with other prevention methods such…..

[PODCAST] Drug Awareness Week #FutureBeats

Drug awareness week in on the 24-28 June. This week on the Afternoon Shutdown, Matt Tsolo had a chat with Thabang Lubisi from the DUT HIV and AIDS Center to talk about alcohol and drug abuse as part of Future Beats. It is a programme proudly brought to you by HEIADS. Studies show that 60% of…..

[PODCAST] “DO YOUR PARENTS SPEAK FREELY TO YOU ABOUT SEX?” – Bright Ntengo #MYPREP

This week on My PrEP brought to you by the National Department of Health, Bright Ntengo was in for Matt Tsolo talking about parents and talking to their children freely about sex. Last week, Matt Tsolo spoke to Diantha Pillay from the Wits Reproductive Health and HIV. She is the programme manager for oral PrEP. Listen…..

#June16: The fight still continues

It was June 16 1976 when the youth of South Africa in Soweto decided to protest against the injustices in their education system. The apartheid government had instructed that English and Afrikaans be a medium of instruction in schools in 1974, this was also after the introduction of the Bantu Education Act which was catered for…..

“Do you feel safe on campus?” #FutureBeats

This week on Future Beats brought to you by HEAIDS. The focus was on sexual violence at Universities. This year Dr Naledi Pandor had established a team which looks at dealing with such violence at higher institutions of learning. The Durban University of Technology has now released their communique with regards to reporting gender-based violence. These…..

DUT students lending a helping hand

DUT students are on a mission to help incoming students next year to start applying for next year through the Central Application Office (CAO). The students have been spreading the word on their Facebook page encouraging each student to leave with CAO application forms to hand out to people in their neighborhood during the winter break…..

FREE SIGN LANGUAGE CLASSES, JOIN NOW!

Have you always wondered how one is able to communicate using their hands and facial expressions? Have you always found it fascinating? Well, the good news is that you can now be able to learn sign language. For free! The Disability rights unit is giving all students and staff an opportunity to enrol in their sign…..

[PODCAST] “AN HIV PREVENTION PILL CALLED PREP” – Matt Tsolo #MyPrEP

This week on #MyPrEP with Matt Tsolo, it was PrEP week! What is PrEP? It is an HIV prevention pill that can help HIV-negative people to lower their risk of HIV infection by more than 90%. Last week Matt Tsolo spoke to Dr Oscar Radebe about the difference between ARTs and PEP. Listen to the podcast…..