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Motlanthe Speaks Out on Circumcision Deaths

During the last SANAC Plenary meeting on 8 October in Phokeng, Rustenburg, deputy president and chairperson of SANAC, Kgalema Motlanthe,...

Report Back: SANAC’S Second Plenary Meeting For 2013

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe on 8 October 2013, chaired the ordinary meeting of the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) in...

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World Aids Day – Call to action

Six million people in South Africa are living with HIV. Of these, a third, or two million people, receive antiretroviral medicines. If they...

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Dying for Tradition

Following the deaths of 30 boys and young men in Mpumalanga and 30 more in the Eastern Cape this past initiation season, the Yezingane...

A Women-centred Agenda

Women’s Prevention Summit champions female-controlled interventions The third biennial national Women’s HIV Prevention Summit, held in...

Addressing Social and Structural Drivers

Gender-based violence, poverty and alcohol are the three main drivers of HIV infection that we need to address,” said Lebo Ramafoko,...

SA Universities Get Money to Tackle HIV Epidemic

The National Skills Fund (NSF) has made a grant of almost R25 million to the Higher Education HIV/AIDS Programme (HEAIDS) to equip academic...

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Breast Still Best

How breastfeeding reduces the risk of mother-to-child transmission of HIV Breastfeeding is universally accepted as the food of choice for...

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A Call to End the Violence

The first ever national Men’s Rally against violence Addressing the rally at the Johannesburg Stadium on August 24, Deputy President...

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The Rights Way

Why NSP implementation programmes must respect and uphold legal and human rights To a great extent, the successful implementation of the...