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Tuesday, 20 February 2007 - 00:00

 By Nathan Geffen

Published in the Cape Times on 20 February 2007

 By Nathan Geffen

Published in the Cape Times on 20 February 2007

http://www.capetimes.co.za/index.php?fArticleId=3690322

In 1997, Judge Edwin Cameron nearly died of AIDS. Last year, at over 50, he cycled the Argus race. Cameron is alive and healthy today because of the science of medicine. His story is not unusual. Today, most people with AIDS who can access antiretroviral treatment can live almost normal...

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Thursday, 15 February 2007 - 00:00

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  • Joint TAC/MSF statement: Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu calls on Novartis to drop Indian court case

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    • Joint TAC/MSF statement: Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu calls on Novartis to drop Indian court case

    • Church leaders call on Novartis to drop Indian court case

     

    Also see letter by US Congressman Henry A. Waxman to Novartis, Chair of the House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform:...

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Friday, 12 January 2007 - 00:00

The Treatment Action Campaign would like to inform the public and the media that it refuses to waste public resources in dignifying Anthony Brink's lunatic call for the International Criminal Court to prosecute its chairperson Zackie Achmat.

Anthony Brink's actions serve only to insult the rationality of all sane people a

The Treatment Action Campaign would like to inform the public and the media that it refuses to waste public resources in dignifying Anthony Brink's lunatic call for the International Criminal Court to prosecute its chairperson Zackie Achmat.

Anthony...

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Tuesday, 26 September 2006 - 00:00

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  • HIV/AIDS denialism dealt an irreversible blow! Now, how do we prevent HIV infections, save lives and build a decent health system all?

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    • HIV/AIDS denialism dealt an irreversible blow! Now, how do we prevent HIV infections, save lives and build a decent health system all?

    • Coalition against fraudulent claims about medicines

    • TAC NEC draft resolutions on XDR TB

    • TAC statement on Cape Town City Council

    • TAC position on same-sex marriage

    • Appeal for...

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Tuesday, 26 September 2006 - 00:00

 

A group of scientists, activists, regulators, lawyers, doctors and academics met at the University of Cape Town's Centre for African Studies Gallery on 26 September 2006.

 

A group of scientists, activists, regulators, lawyers, doctors and academics met at the University of Cape Town's Centre for African Studies Gallery on 26 September 2006.

The meeting examined the abundance of unsubstantiated and false claims being made about medicines across South Africa. These unproven remedies, for AIDS, cancer, obesity, heart disease and many other ailments, are...

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