It’s time that evidence, not stigma, drive SA’s drug policies.
Organ donations are rare in SA: donors and the specialists needed to do transplants are few. But awareness increases as more lives are being saved.
One in 12 people worldwide are living with hepatitis B or C, which translates into four million people living with the South Africa.
Up to nine million Egyptians have been exposed to hepatitis C, and tens of thousands will die each year unless they receive a liver transplant.
A hepatitis-E epidemic in northern Uganda has killed 110 people since last October and continues to spread across the region.