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FIXED DOSE COMBINATION (FDC) ANTIRETROVIRALS

At the beginning of April, public sector patients started receiving fixed dose combination (FDC) therapy. FDC therapy is aimed at lessening...

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ART FACILITIES

It shouldn’t be difficult to find a centre that provides anti-retroviral therapy. Every district in the country has a couple of such...

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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...