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Friday, 19 February 2010 - 12:39

TAC Lusikisiki distributed 60 800 during Condom Week in the Flagstaff CBD. Condoms were supplied by the Department of Health and distributed in support of Ingquza Local AIDS Council on 9 February.
Condom week, held every February, was initiated by the Local AIDS Council to distribute condoms in the area. TAC Lusikisiki also distributes condoms throughout the year for the Department of Health through its Prevention and Treatment Literacy Practioner and Community Health Advocate programmes.
Target locations for condom distribution included: bargain wholesalers, uNcedo and border...

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Wednesday, 10 February 2010 - 13:48

American leaders are currently discussing the future of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, PEPFAR. Global health activists and experts have warned that these discussions could lead to reduced funding for, and threaten the autonomy of, PEPFAR in a period of declining donor interest in HIV/AIDS.

In order for South Africa and many other countries to reach universal access, a commitment endorsed by the United States, PEPFAR will need to continue to expand funding for HIV.
 

American leaders are currently discussing the future of the President's Emergency Plan...

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Thursday, 28 January 2010 - 16:51

Let me break-it-down, my Child! When you die – as I have many times before – yes that’s right! The Stream of your Life runs dry, The hour of Kalunga – God of death has come. The Body temporarily forfeits the right to travel the Earth! And my Soul and Spirit passes-on To the next Dimensions of the Universe – Kwe –le– miMoya!

 

 

From: iSithakazeli - Babazile ka Mjoli
PWA- Thembokwe-c Branch,
Khayelitsha District, eKapa.
Mobile: 079 9959 554
Email: babazile@gmail.com

HIV/AIDS IS NOT A SIN; IT IS A...

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Thursday, 21 January 2010 - 16:28

On 10 December 2010 (International Human Rights Day) TAC had the honour of accepting the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Human Rights Award. TAC Chairperson, Nonkosi Khumalo, and Lusikisiki District Coordinator, Noloyiso Nthamehlo, accepted the award on behalf of TAC. To see photos of the awards cermony click here.

To hear the audio interview with Nonkosi Khumalo please click here.

 

On 10 December 2010 (International Human Rights...

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Thursday, 21 January 2010 - 15:10

TDF-based regimens are now being sold at prices that are competitive with d4T-based regimens. If accessed, these competitive prices will allow the DoH to improve regimens without the need for additional financial resources. The steps laid out in this policy brief must be taken to ensure that these competitive prices are available in South Africa, so that first line d4T-based regimens can be phased out and replaced with TDF-based FDCs.
 

1. MAKING TDF FDCS A 1ST LINE REGIMEN IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR
The majority of patients in South Africa on antiretroviral (ARV) therapy –...

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