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Tuesday, 26 September 2006 - 00:00

 

 

Constructed using mortality data from Statistics South Africa and Instituto Basileiro de
Geografia e Estatística.

 

The graph above shows the effect of AIDS on adult female deaths in South Africa. Note how deaths in South Africa have risen between 1997 and 2004. More importantly, note how the age-pattern of deaths has changed. Not shown in this graph is that by 2000, the absolute number of South Africans dying in their 30s and 40s exceeded those dying in...

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Tuesday, 26 September 2006 - 00:00

 

On 26 September 2006 a meeting was held at UCT, Cape Town relating to the fraudulent claims that are being made about medicines. The key speakers at the meeting were Fatima Hassan (AIDS Law Project), Leon Grobler (Advertising Standards Authority) Professor Peter Folb (former head of the Medicines Control Council).

 

On 26 September 2006 a meeting was held at UCT, Cape Town relating to the fraudulent claims that are being made about medicines. The key speakers at the meeting were Fatima Hassan (AIDS Law Project), Leon Grobler (Advertising Standards Authority)...

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Tuesday, 26 September 2006 - 00:00

 

A group of scientists, activists, regulators, lawyers, doctors and academics met at the University of Cape Town's Centre for African Studies Gallery on 26 September 2006.

 

A group of scientists, activists, regulators, lawyers, doctors and academics met at the University of Cape Town's Centre for African Studies Gallery on 26 September 2006.

The meeting examined the abundance of unsubstantiated and false claims being made about medicines across South Africa. These unproven remedies, for AIDS, cancer, obesity, heart disease and many other ailments, are...

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Tuesday, 26 September 2006 - 00:00

 Contents

  • HIV/AIDS denialism dealt an irreversible blow! Now, how do we prevent HIV infections, save lives and build a decent health system all?

     Contents

    • HIV/AIDS denialism dealt an irreversible blow! Now, how do we prevent HIV infections, save lives and build a decent health system all?

    • Coalition against fraudulent claims about medicines

    • TAC NEC draft resolutions on XDR TB

    • TAC statement on Cape Town City Council

    • TAC position on same-sex marriage

    • Appeal for...

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Tuesday, 19 September 2006 - 00:00

 Cape Town and New Delhi

Save Lives: 
Accredit clinics to become HIV treatment sites 

 Cape Town and New Delhi

Save Lives: 
Accredit clinics to become HIV treatment sites 
Provide prevention treatment, prevention and care in prisons

 

Every month the TAC will march and protest around specific themes until South Africa achieves health for all, an end to health apartheid. On Tuesday, September 19, 2006 the TAC convened a People's Parliament in Cape Town to address the urgent needs of the South African health system. It is intolerable...

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