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SA NOW HAS A GLOBAL FUND CCM

In order to receive funds from the Global Fund, each country needs to have a Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM). In the past, the CCM...

STRENGTHENING CIVIL SOCIETY PARTICIPATION IN SANAC

The new SANAC governance structure, which was approved at Plenary, intensifies the role of Civil Society in the Council. It is imperative...

WOMAN AND CHILD ABUSE – MEN MUST STOP IT

The SANAC men’s sector, in partnership with the PEPFAR-funded Brothers for Life campaign and the national Department of Women,...

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Taking the pain out of taking ARVs

Ga-Rankuwa-based AIDS activist, Andrew Mosane, is one of the first patients to receive fixed dose combination (FDC) anti-retroviral...

SANAC ON FIXED DOSED COMBINATION (FDCS)

This month (April), some public sector AIDS patients started taking simplified ARV treatment of just one pill a day to manage their...

MORE RECRUITS JOIN SANAC BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Although SANAC (the Council) is the high level public face of the AIDS, TB and STI response in the country, the legal entity through which...

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SANAC GETS NEW DEPUTY CHAIR

Mmapaseka Steve Letsike is new deputy chairperson of the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC), taking over from previous deputy...

SANAC’S GIANT APPLICATION TO THE GLOBAL FUND FOR HIV AND TB FUNDING

by Dr Fareed Abdullah and Khopotso Bodibe Dr Fareed Abdullah is CEO of SANAC If the Global Fund approves SANAC’s application, South...

PUTTING PREVENTION ON THE AGENDA

by Rentia Agenbag and Khopotso BodibeRentia Agenbag is the Government Support and Programme Review Manager at SANAC One of the goals of the...

TERTIARY STUDENTS MAKE THE CUT

Centres of higher learning have now added medical male circumcision to their health care programmes, in response to the HIV challenge....