Johannesburg, 20 June 2017 - A clinic for sex workers has been opened in Cape Town.The facility is located at the offices of the Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Taskforce.
She also said that the success of the clinic is dependent on collaboration between stakeholders.
Service users at the clinic will be the ones directing the services provided.
The Cym Van Dyke clinic in Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa, whose target is providing healthcare for sex workers, finally commenced operations over the weekend to much acclaim.
Sex workers in South Africa, along with the general public, will be offered drug counseling, cervical cancer screening, access to condoms and lubricants, legal services, as well as pregnancy, Tuberculosis, STI, and HIV testing at the clinic.
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To restore access and understand how to better interact with our site to avoid this in the future, please have your system administrator contact [email protected] Africa has the biggest and most high profile HIV epidemic in the world, with an estimated 7 million people living with HIV in 2015.In the same year, there were 380,000 new infections while 180,000 South Africans died from AIDS-related illnesses.1 South Africa has the largest antiretroviral treatment (ART) programme globally and these efforts have been largely financed from its own domestic resources.18% either had, or would consider, verbally abusing someone who is not gender conforming – and nearly 10% had, or would consider, physically abusing them.10 South Africa remains the only country in sub-Saharan Africa where gay rights are formally recognised.11 Moreover, national policies strongly emphasise equity, social justice and forbid discrimination based on sexual orientation.These are prerequisites for the provision of HIV services for men who have sex with men, as well as other members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.A new clinic to serve the healthcare needs of sex workers and their families opened at the Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Taskforce (SWEAT) head office on Thursday.