For members living with HIV and AIDS, Bankmed's HIV Programme provides comprehensive disease management. You must register on the HIV Programme to get access.

HIV Self-Testing

In line with the 1 December 2016 recommendation by the World Health Organization that HIV self-testing be encouraged to help reach first-time testers and people with undiagnosed HIV, Bankmed has rolled out an HIV self-testing screening benefit.

What is an HIV self-test?

Self-testing is a quick, convenient and confidential HIV testing option which allows you to know your status in the privacy of your own home. HIV self-testing does not provide a final diagnosis or result. Instead, it is a screening test. A self-test is accurate, but a positive test needs to be verified with another blood-based test (confirmatory test). This can be done at a laboratory or with your Healthcare Professional.


To register or find out more, contact us on:

We take the utmost care to protect your right to privacy and confidentiality. Once registered you will have cover for all-inclusive care.

All medication on our medicine list (formulary) is paid in full, as long as you collect your medication from a network pharmacy. We pay for approved medication that is not on our list, up to a set monthly amount.

HIV Supportive medicine list (formulary) View PDF
HIV Basket of care medicine list (formulary) View PDF
HIV Antiretroviral medicine list (formulary) View PDF
HIV Nutritional and mother-to-child medicine list (formulary) View PDF