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Tuesday, 4 March 2008 - 00:00

A submission has been made to the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) on the health situation of refugees, asylum seekers and undocumented persons.

A submission has been made to SANAC on the health situation of refugees, asylum seekers and undocumented persons.

"South Africa has become a primary destination for people...

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Tuesday, 4 March 2008 - 00:00

TAC's Khayelitsha district has published its first district newsletter.

TAC's Khayelitsha district has published its first district newsletter.

Download it here.

Tuesday, 4 March 2008 - 00:00

Six UCT medical students have conducted a research project with TAC. Together with TAC members, they surveyed patients at two health facilities in Cape Town on their perceptions and knowledge of TB and HIV service integration.

Six UCT medical students have conducted a research project with TAC. Together with TAC members, they surveyed patients at two health facilities in Cape Town on their perceptions and knowledge of TB and HIV service integration. Below is a slideshow of the students' research.

The results are interesting because they show that patients do want integration...

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Saturday, 1 March 2008 - 00:00

Find a public antiretroviral site or private doctor where you can be treated for HIV.

Accredited Public Antiretroviral Facilities
Here are lists of state clinics that provide antiretroviral treatment (including CD4 and viral load counts) free of charge. The data is provided by the Department of Health. Please use the comment facility on this webpage to describe the quality of service you have received or to update or correct these lists.

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Friday, 29 February 2008 - 16:19

This article continues the argument that there is a political reason for deteriorating public health. However, whilst declining health can be partly attributed to political neglect it is not its direct cause. Rather, it is the growth of socio-economic inequalities that are coming about as a result of changed patterns of production and economic growth, combined with human insecurity, that is putting millions of people at risk of ill health and disease. Tackling this requires (a) that health strategies do more to examine inequality and (b) that advocacy for health begins to include robust...

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