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Wednesday, 17 March 2010 - 14:10

Congratulations to our leaders, Vuyiseka Dubula and Nonkosi Khumalo, for receiving the 2010 John M. Lloyd AIDS Leadership Award.

 

Wednesday, 17 March 2010 - 09:32

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) strongly condemns homophobia in all its forms. TAC is concerned about the inhuman and homophobic legislation being proposed in Uganda and a wider crackdown against gays and lesbians in other African countries. TAC demands the decriminalisation of all consensual sex between adults irrespective of sexual orientation.

The recent debate in Uganda about a draft bill to criminalize homosexuality through the implementation of the death sentence has raised awareness around homophobia and homophobic legislation in the region. It has also raised questions...

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Wednesday, 3 March 2010 - 10:21

The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society has written a letter to the Minister of Health about the delay in the registration of antiretrovirals by the Medicines Control Council. TAC endorses it.

The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society has written the following letter to the Minister of Health about the delay in the registration of antiretrovirals by the Medicines Control Council. TAC endorses it.

(PDF version of letter)

The Hon. Dr Pakishe Aaron Motsoaledi
The...

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Tuesday, 2 March 2010 - 22:41

TAC is concerned about the lack of human and financial resources to meet universal access targets and the international trend away from funding HIV/AIDS programmes. Over the next two weeks TAC’s female leadership will be involved in a number of international activities to ensure that meeting universal access targets remain a global priority.

In 2005, in Gleneagles Scotland, G8 governments committed to fund and support universal access to HIV treatment, care and support by the end of 2010. TAC is concerned about a lack of human and financial resources to be able to meet these targets...

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Tuesday, 2 March 2010 - 13:07

These three reports by Anna-Maria Lombard in City Press (14 February 2010) paint a damning picture of the South African public health system.

Medicine Stockouts - 3 stories from City Press

 

National Stockouts

South Africa’s already crippled state hospitals have run out of life-saving medicines.

These three reports by Anna-Maria Lombard in City Press (14 February 2010) paint a damning picture of the South African public health system....

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