Hillcrest AIDS Centre in the News

Hope and Healing - Meet Respite Unit Patient, Nelisiwe

Event Date: 08 Jan 2018

HACT's 24-bed Respite Unit provides care and treatment to over 240 patients every year that are suffering from advanced stages of AIDS and or cancer.

Remembering Those Lost- HACT's 2017 Candle Lighting Ceremony

Event Date: 01 Dec 2017

This morning, (Friday, 1st December 2017) HACT staff, volunteers, patients, donors and partners gathered at our Centre’s Respite Unit for a Candle-lighting ceremony to commemorate World AIDS Day and remember all those who have lost their lives as a result of AIDS-related illnesses over the past y

Meet Mark Heywood – HACT’s 2018 Comrades Ambassador & Runner

Event Date: 30 Nov 2017

The HACT team is honoured to announce that iconic AIDS activist, Mark Heywood is an official Ambassador for our 2018 Run for Hope Comrades campaign.

Leading the fight against HIV/AIDS - Celebrating HACT's Gogos at the 2017 Gogo of the Year Event

Event Date: 29 Nov 2017

It was a day of celebration and jubilation last Friday as HACT’s Gogo Support Groups programme held its annual Gogo of the Year event at a packed community Hall in Inchanga in the Valley of 1000 Hills.

Raising a Generation of Leaders - Meet one of HACT's 2017 Peer Educators

Event Date: 29 Nov 2017

15 years-old, Ntando Nzama is a Grade 9 student at Kwantebeni Comprehensive High School in KwaNyuswa. An outgoing person with a cheeky sense of humour, Ntando was very happy when he was selected to participate in HACT’s Peer Education programme at the beginning of the school year.