OUT provides direct health services to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, MSM, sex workers, and injecting drug users, including HIV testing, counselling, treatment and general lifestyle advice and support.

OUT has been in existence for more than 21 years and is dedicated to the building of healthy and empowered LGBT communities in South Africa and internationally, while reducing hetrosexism and homophobia in society.

Hate crime activist beaten with a cricket bat

  • Category: News
  • Created: 21 February 2017

Sally*, a 24-year-old activist from Pretoria, is dedicated to combating the stigma of HIV and the scourge of hate crimes. With her focus on helping others, this confident and openly-lesbian woman didn’t expect to herself become a victim of violent hate because of her sexual orientation.

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Health Workers Arrested for Handing Out Water

  • Category: News
  • Created: 24 January 2017

Three health workers providing life-saving interventions approved by the Gauteng Department of Health were arrested at 12h00 on Tuesday the 17th of January for handing out 20ml bottles of sterile water. 

According to the arresting officer, Warrant Officer (W/O) Mokholo, officials at the Gauteng Department of Health and the Medicines Control Council it was confirmed that the provision of sterile water is a criminal offence. The water was being given out as part of the Step-Up Project, an HIV prevention programme aimed at people who inject drugs. The project is run by OUT Well-being in Tshwane and is supported by the Gauteng Department of Health and the University of Pretoria.

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ADVANCE HIV study set to save SA billions

  • Category: News
  • Created: 20 January 2017

A new HIV drug combination could save SA billions of rands – plus it would be easier and safer for patients to take.

Launched on Monday (16 January, 2017) , the ADVANCE study will evaluate a HIV treatment regimen including two newer and cheaper drugs: dolutegravir (DTG) and tenofovir alafenamide (TAF).

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1081 Pretorius Street
Hatfield, Pretoria
0083
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Telephone: (012) 430 3272
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