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Westville Correctional Facility

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PRISONER DIES BECAUSE OF DELAYS BY GOVERNMENT - MINISTER OF HEALTH AND MINISTER OF PRISONS MUST BE CHARGED WITH CULPABLE HOMICID

 On 15 August 2006, the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) learnt that an inmate with AIDS in Westville Corrections Centre died in King Edward Hospital.

We hold the government in particular the Minister of Correctional Services and Minister of Health responsible for this unnecessary death and suffering of this inmate.

TAC Electronic Newsletter

 Contents

  • Getting treatment to Westville Prisoners

TAC Electronic Newsletter

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  • Westville prisoners case: How TAC/ALP/prisoners will respond to the Department of Correctional Services appeal (State's appeal and prisoners' application for Durban High Court order to be executed will be heard on Thu

Why prisoners with AIDS must be treated

An edited version of this article appeared in the Argus on 29 June 2006 under the heading: ARV ruling for prison spotlights access to health for all

TAC Electronic Newsletter

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  • TAC Deputy-Chairperson Nkhensani Mavasa's speech at the opening plenary of UNGASS today

TAC Electronic Newsletter

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  • Westville prisoners take Department of Correctional Services to court for right to treatment

  • Important Constitutional Court case to be heard on right to privacy of people with HIV on 9 May 2006

  • TAC statement on verdict in Jacob Zuma trial

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