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SANAC SECRETARIAT REPORT: NSP IMPLEMENTATION

SANAC has the important task of rallying the nation behind a common National Strategic Plan and raising resources for the implementation of...

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A LIFE WELL LIVED

The evening of the 5th of December 2013 was like no other for South Africa. The stars that offered light seemed bleak and dark. As night...

IS AIDS FINALLY ON THE RUN?

The war against HIV has at times seemed more like a battle between David and Goliath. But if history has proved anything it’s that giants...

THE STATE OF OUR HIV RESPONSE

About six million South Africans are living with HIV. Estimates range between 5.4 and 6.4 million. The estimate of 6.1 million used by...

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SOUL CITY: BEHAVIOUR CHANGE IN YOUNG WOMEN

At a meeting on 3 December 2013, the Global Fund Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) elected the Soul City Institute for Health and...

A Glass Half Full And A Window Of Opportunity

Cabinet has approved a draft bill banning alcohol advertising, to restrict the advertisement of alcoholic beverages and sponsorship. It...

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V for South Africa

The Programme for Appropriate Technologies in Health (PATH) and a number of research partners have developed a new form of condom for...

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Young Women and Girls: Preventing HIV

In South Africa, young women and girls aged between 15 and 24 have a disproportionate risk of becoming infected with HIV. In Sub-Saharan...

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Solidarity = Nation Building

October 2013 marked a year since the establishment of the Civil Society Forum structure and its new leadership. At a forum meeting to mark...

Three Billion for HIV & TB

The Global Fund Board has approved an estimated R3 billion for HIV and TB programmes throughout the nine provinces of South Africa. This is...