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Thursday, 1 July 2010 - 19:59

The BEMF’s third meeting, held on 21 May 2010, brought together over 30 people from 10 organisations. The aim was to understand what civil society can do to ensure that the budgeting process –at the national and provincial levels– results in the appropriate allocation and use of financial resources to address health needs. The meeting discussed where national and provincial government departments are encountering implementation inefficiencies and where and how the BEMF can intervene to help improve the budgeting process.

National and provincial problems and challenges in...

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Friday, 18 June 2010 - 11:20

On 17 June 2010, about 2,000 people representing 16 organisations marched to the United States (US) consulate in Sandton, Johannesburg, to demand that the US leads the way in funding universal access to antiretroviral treatment.

On 17 June 2010, about 2,000 people representing 16 organisations marched to the United States (US) consulate in Sandton, Johannesburg, to demand that the US leads the way in funding universal access to antiretroviral treatment.

Here is the letter handed over to the US consulate officials.

Ambassador Donald H. Gips
Embassy of the United...

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Monday, 14 June 2010 - 15:25

We call on you to join our march. AIDS is not over. Be seen. Be heard by the world while they are watching the World Cup played in our country.

The future of the region and the health of the continent hangs in the balance. Ke nako!

Attached find details of the march as well as the press conference to be held on Tuesday, June 15th.

TAC, COSATU and MSF PRESS CONFERENCE

TAC, MSF and COSATU would like to invite all media to attend the press conference on our universal access to HIV treatment campaign. During the press conference...

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Wednesday, 9 June 2010 - 16:29

AIDS Organisations have reiterated their concerns relating to blockages to condom access and health promotion with only days left before the World Cup starts.

'We wish for the success of the World Cup. But we also wish for an HIV free generation and that FIFA would join hands with local AIDS organisations to exploit the opportunity that the World Cup presents to greatly strengthen and deepen our response to HIV/AIDS. It is not yet too late. But it soon will be.'

HIV/AIDS organisations who are members of the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) welcomed the...

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Friday, 4 June 2010 - 10:24

 

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<p>Leading South African AIDS organisations are today jointly condemning FIFA and the Local Organising Committee for blocking access to the distribution of condoms, and to HIV prevention and health related information within FIFA controlled stadia and Fan Fests during the forthcoming FIFA World Cup.</p>
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<p>Leading South African AIDS organisations are today jointly condemning FIFA and the Local Organising Committee for blocking access to the distribution of...
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