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Wednesday, 10 June 2009 - 14:44

HIV/AIDS activist Thembisa Ngubane passed away last week. Thembi's radio diary sparked wide attention and made her an ambassador for UNICEF. Thembi was featured on CNN, met former US President Bill Clinton, talked to the ANC and visited HIV positive women in India. In November 2007 she was featured in the SABC 3's Special Assignment. Thembi made it her mission to raise awareness among her countrymen and in doing so became a global voice.

HIV/AIDS diarists Thembisa Ngubane died last week at the Hospital. She was diagnosed with TB resistance. Thembisa was the HIV/AIDS activist in...

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Wednesday, 10 June 2009 - 11:27

On June 8th and 9th, the UNGASS Forum South Africa was held in Cape Town. The goal of the forum was to begin a consolidation of an international advocacy push on women’s sexual reproductive health (SRH). The forum’s aims to strengthen awareness and encourage action on the community, national, regional, and global levels. The mobilizing social movements, HIV/AIDS donors, governments and UN agencies, the intended efforts for 2009 will focus on Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Indonesia, Kenya, Nicaragua, Peru, South Africa, Thailand, Uganda, Ukraine and Uruguay.

Press Release III UNGASS-...

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Wednesday, 10 June 2009 - 10:50

On 9 June 2009, staff from TAC’s Policy Communications and Research Department attended the Human Sciences Research Council’s (HSRC) presentation on the HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behaviour and Communications Survey 2008. The report highlighted that African females ages 20 – 34 are the most at risk population for contracting HIV and the percentage of women with older sexual partners is increasing. At the same time the rates of men between 15 and 49 with multiple sexual partners is increasing.

TAC welcomes the news of reduction in prevalence of HIV for youth and children emphasized...

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Wednesday, 10 June 2009 - 10:43

On 9 June 2009, staff from TAC’s Policy Communications and Research Department attended the Human Sciences Research Council’s (HSRC) presentation on the HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behaviour and Communications Survey 2008. The report highlighted that African females ages 20 – 34 are the most at risk population for contracting HIV and the percentage of women with older sexual partners is increasing. At the same time the rates of men between 15 and 49 with multiple sexual partners is increasing.

TAC welcomes the news of reduction in prevalence of HIV for youth and children emphasized...

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Monday, 8 June 2009 - 18:55

Swaziland MP Timothy Myeni’s contacted TAC to apologise for his offensive statements regarding branding HIV-positive people's buttocks. TAC agreed to attend a press conference to hear his apologies. MP Myeni's staff offered TAC a donation as part of his apology, but TAC refused this offer.

Swaziland MP Timothy Myeni’s contacted TAC to apologise for his offensive statements regarding branding HIV-positive people's buttocks. TAC agreed to attend a press conference to hear his apologies. MP Myeni's staff offered TAC a donation as part of his apology, but TAC refused this offer.

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