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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...

MEDIA STATEMENT ON IRRESPONSIBLE CURE CLAIMS BY KZN PASTOR.

Issue date: 07 November 2013.   The Civil Society Forum (CSF) of the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) notes with concern a...

MEDIA STATEMENT ON CONCLUSION OF SANAC PLENARY MEETING CHAIRED BY DEPUTY PRESIDENT MOTLANTHE

Issue date: 08 October 2013 Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe on Tuesday, 08 October 2013, chaired the ordinary meeting of the South...

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Global Fund Appoints Peter Sands as Executive Director

  The Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria today appointed a new Executive Director, Peter Sands, a former...

STATEMENT BY GLOBAL FUND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, MARK DYBUL, ON EVENT MARKING THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF A R3 BILLION GRANT TO SA.

Date: 08 October 2013 Greetings friends, honorable deputy president, minister of health, distinguished colleagues and friends. It’s a...

THE GLOBAL FUND APPROVES R3 BILLION FOR HIV & TB PORGRAMMES IN SOUTH AFRICA.

Issue date: 08 October 2013   The Global Fund Board has approved an estimated R3 billion for HIV and TB programmes throughout all the...

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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...