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Monday, 18 July 2016 - 09:13

AIDS Response at CODE RED - Thousands of Activists March to International AIDS Conference in Durban
We’re Not Even Halfway to the End of AIDS, Treatment For All Now!”
 
18 July 2016, Durban, South Africa: Today, over 8,000 activists from South Africa and across the globe took to Durban’s streets for the 21st International AIDS Conference—highlighting a massive disconnect between political promises to end AIDS and the realities on the ground of insufficient funding and health systems stretched to the breaking...

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Sunday, 17 July 2016 - 12:09
  • UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon to receive memorandum of demands in Durban
  • UN High Level Panel provides unique opportunity for governments to make historic changes in healthcare.

 
Durban, 17 July 2016:  On the eve of the 21st International AIDS Conference, civil society organisations from across the world call on world leaders to take decisive steps to ensure that the nightmare of people not being able to afford AIDS medicines will not be repeated for people with other diseases, including HIV co-infections. We make this call in Durban, South...

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Sunday, 19 June 2016 - 22:49

- #BopheloHouse94 appeal has critical implications for the right to protest in South Africa
- Free State Premier Ace Magashule undertakes to join #BopheloHouse94 in the Bloemfontein High Court today at 9am
- Magashule promises the #BopheloHouse94 a response within two weeks
 
BLOEMFONTEIN, MONDAY 20th JUNE – Today the #BopheloHouse94 will appear before a full bench of the Bloemfontein High Court. The community health workers (CHWs) will appeal their October 2015 convictions in the...

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Friday, 17 June 2016 - 12:36

GLOBAL CALL TO ACTION
 
In 2000, thousands of people from around the world marched together at the International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa. The march was a watershed moment in the global AIDS response. Sixteen years later and the conference is returning to Durban, yet the AIDS response is waning. We have unfinished business.
 
Today, 20 million people living with HIV lack access to treatment. In 2016 alone, approximately 1.2...

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Wednesday, 25 May 2016 - 16:32

GENEVA, WEDNESDAY 25th MAY 2016: Today activists from Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM),  the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), Knowledge Ecology International (KEI), STOPAIDS, Youth STOPAIDS, Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network (YP-CDN), Commons Network, People’s Health Movement and Salud por Derecho demonstrated outside the 69th World Health Assembly, demanding delegates begin negotiations on a binding agreement on Research and Development (R&D). For over a decade the World Health Organization (WHO) has danced around discussions on ways to fund...

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