Taxi drivers rave about outreach TB, HIV services

Categories: Community Engagement.

Ngcobo works at Pietermaritzburg’s Emgodini taxi rank. He recently tested for HIV and TB at the rank as part of outreach testing.

Reggie Skhosane works alongside Ngcobo and drives a taxi to and from the rank and Caluza township. Skhosane also took the opportunity to test for TB.

“I find it very easy and quick especially because (the health workers) took my contact details and promised to give me a call as soon as the results are available,” he said. “In that way, it’s convenient for me because I won’t have to ask for a day off from work so I can go look for results that are not there.”

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