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Tuesday, 14 June 2011 - 00:00

On Friday, 3 June 2011, the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) Khayelitsha, (MSF), City of Cape Town and the Western Cape Provincial Government Department of Health celebrated the 10 year anniversary of the first public sector Antiretroviral Treatment program in South Africa. Today, approximately 20,000 people in Khayelitsha are on ARV treatment.

Kicking off the celebrations three days earlier, staff at the Ubuntu Clinic in Khayelitsha – a leading provider of...
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Friday, 3 June 2011 - 22:01

The learners of Katlehong and Thuto Pele High Schools in the southern region of Ekurhuleni are benefitting from much more than the normal school curriculum. Nthabiseng Maretlane a TAC Community Health Advocate and Dikeledi Senong, Prevention and Treatment Literacy Practitioner in the area are giving the learners life skills by educating them on Teenage Pregnancy, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), HIV and Behavioural Change strategies.

The...

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Thursday, 2 June 2011 - 13:20

In negotiations for the final declaration of the UN High Level meeting on the Zero Draft, the European Union is blocking language which promotes a global treatment target; access...

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Thursday, 2 June 2011 - 12:10

Thirty years into the AIDS epidemic, and 10 years since the landmark UN General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS, the world will come together to review progress and chart the future course of the global AIDS response at the 2011 UN General Assembly High Level Meeting on AIDS from 8–10 June 2011 in New York. Deliberations on the draft declaration to be adopted at the conclusion of the HLM have commenced and some of the delegations have raised concerns...

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Thursday, 2 June 2011 - 12:10

Thirty years into the AIDS epidemic, and 10 years since the landmark UN General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS, the world will come together to review progress and chart the future course of the global AIDS response at the 2011 UN General Assembly High Level Meeting on AIDS from 8–10 June 2011 in New York. Deliberations on the draft declaration to be adopted at the conclusion of the HLM have commenced and some of...

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