Where Can I Get HIV Injection In South Africa

What is an HIV Injection?

HIV treatment shots are long-acting injections used to treat people with HIV.

Where Can I Get HIV Injection In South Africa?

How much is HIV treatment in South Africa?

ServiceUnit cost [2017/18 ZAR]Unit cost [2017/18 USD]
Young men, first yearR 1,915$ 143.77
Young men, every year thereafterR 1,647$ 123.65
Female adolescents, first yearR 1,900$ 142.64
Female adolescents, every year thereafterR 1,631$ 122.42

Is HIV injection available in South Africa?

The drug, Cabotegravir long-acting (CAB LA), has been approved for use in South Africa.

While widely available in the United States and Europe, the injectable is still pricy, reportedly costing several thousand dollars a shot.

Can I get ARVs at a pharmacy in South Africa?

Trained pharmacists can now prescribe ARVs and manage patients with HIV. Access to TB prevention treatment and antiretroviral (ARV) medication is about to get easier in South Africa.