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Friday, 23 April 2010 - 13:45

On 13 April 2010 Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi delivered his budget speech in Parliament. He reiterated the efforts that the Department of Health is undertaking to improve health outcomes and meet the targets of the HIV/AIDS & STIs National Strategic Plan (2007-2011) in line with carrying out its 10 point plan to transform the health sector.To implement improved health policies successfully, the need for community advocacy and mobilization is as great as ever, particularly in under-served and remote areas.

On 13 April 2010 Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi delivered his budget...

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Tuesday, 20 April 2010 - 11:38

Andrew Warlick passed away tragically on Sunday 11 April 2010. His loss comes as a shock to many, and in particular the many within TAC whose lives he has touched.

Andrew was a TAC employee and member for five years. During the years of AIDS denialism, Andrew worked in TAC’s policy, communication and research department to promote an effective, evidence-based policy framework for HIV treatment, prevention and care in South Africa.

Andrew used to work closely with some TAC district offices. He particularly loved doing grassroots work in Lusikisiki, where his efforts were much...

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Monday, 19 April 2010 - 12:06

PRESS RELEASE 15 April 2010

The AIDS Law Project is encouraged by the health minister's commitment to strengthen the public health system, set clear targets for HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment and the urgency in tackling the country's health crisis.

We draw particular attention to following issues raised in his speech:

  • The price of antiretrovirals (ARVs)
  • Human Resources for Health
  • Intended Legislative Reforms
     

The AIDS Law...

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Friday, 9 April 2010 - 18:04

TAC Khayelitsha was honoured on the 12th March 2010 by the department of health for being the NGO organization with the most condoms distribution in the Western Cape.

 

TAC Khayelitsha was honoured on the 12th March 2010 by the department of health for being the NGO organization with the most condoms...

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Tuesday, 6 April 2010 - 13:30

Dr Molefi Sefularo was born in Potchefstroom in the North West in 1957. He was appointed MEC for Health in the North West in 1994. In 2008 he was appointed Deputy Minister of Health by former President Kgalema Motlanthe. He was reappointed in this position in May 2009 by the current President Jacob Zuma.

Dr Sefularo played a very important role in the National Ministry of Health at the end of state-backed AIDS denialism. He also represented a sense of continuity to the leadership of the National Department of Health at the time. His sudden departure will be felt in the Ministry of...

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