RFHA SA NPC
1.8 million people were diagnosed with HIV in 2017. Each week more than 7000 young girls are infected in Sub-saharan Africa. In response to this deadly epidemic the Rotary Family Health Days were formed. Since the inception of Rotary Family Health Days Programme in 2011 in Africa and India, over 2 million patients have been offered over 10 million free health services. Free health offerings include health screens, testing and referral for a variety of communicable and non-communicable diseases including: HIV/AIDS, TB, Hepatitis B and C, malaria, diabetes, blood pressure, cancers, deworming, vitamin A supplements, polio immunizations, measles and Add-on services such as optometry, audiology and dental examinations, mental health counselling, etc. The Programme is delivered through a public/private partnership representing all sectors of society (Civil, Government, private, media). All services are donated by partners.