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Ekurhuleni Gophelega Team Takes Center Stage on U=U Podcast Series

8 April 2024

Dr. Mpho Maraisane-Mtembu, an Advanced Clinical Care Doctor, recently took part in a series of illuminating interviews featured on the U=U Podcast series, hosted by Jozi FM. Spanning from March 13 to April 2, 2024, these interviews delved into crucial topics surrounding HIV treatment and the concept of U=U (Undetectable = Untransmittable).

The discussions with Dr. Maraisane-Mtembu were multifaceted, covering key areas such as the significance of consistent ARV (Antiretroviral) medication adherence in achieving U=U status. The interviews also explored the latest medical advancements in ARVs, shedding light on how these innovations are transforming the landscape of HIV treatment.

Central to the conversations was the concept of U=U itself, highlighting its profound impact on individuals living with HIV. Achieving an undetectable viral load through effective treatment not only enhances personal health but also plays a pivotal role in preventing the sexual transmission of HIV.

You can listen to the podcast by clicking on this link.

About the ‘Undetectable = Untransmittable’ (U=U) Campaign: The U=U campaign stands as a beacon of empowerment and education in the realm of HIV treatment and prevention. It emphasizes the critical message that maintaining an undetectable viral load through consistent ARV treatment renders HIV untransmittable through sexual contact. This global initiative aims to dispel stigma, encourage treatment adherence, and promote overall well-being among individuals living with HIV. For further information regarding the U=U campaign, click here.

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