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Thursday, 16 February 2006 - 00:00

 (2 of 2 Newsletters for 16 February 2006)

TAC welcomes sentence in Lorna Mlofana trial

A short while ago, the Cape High Court sentenced the accused in the Lorna Mlofana trial. 

The first accused was sentenced to life in prison for murder. In addition, he will serve a concurrent ten year sentence for rape. 

The second accused was sentenced to ten years in prison for assault. Three years are suspended, effectively giving her a seven year sentence. 

TAC welcomes the High Court's decision. We are disappointed that it has taken over two years since...

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Monday, 30 January 2006 - 00:00

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  • TAC demands better antiretroviral rollout in Mpumalanga hospitals

  • Letter from Physicians for Human Right to President Mbeki

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    • TAC demands better antiretroviral rollout in Mpumalanga hospitals

    • Letter from Physicians for Human Right to President Mbeki

    • Bristol-Myers Squibb fails to supply essential life-saving medicine

    • TAC letter to MCC regarding tenofovir registration

     

     

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Tuesday, 17 January 2006 - 00:00

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  • Appeal for funding
  • How support from friends and his mother helped Moses Setseu: a community report by James Dlamini
  • A brief analysis of the Clinton Foundation agreement
  • Second installment of our new regular feature: How we know that antiretroviral treatment works - research from South Africa
  • Link to TAC website: An evaluation of TAC by Tenu Afavia and Jacqui Boulle

 

  • Please note: We have...
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Thursday, 1 December 2005 - 00:00

 

Antiretrovirals Give Life

1 December 2005

On World AIDS Day, two reports have been released demonstrating the success of antiretroviral treatment in developing countries, one from South Africa and the other from Haiti.

 

 

Antiretrovirals Give Life

1 December 2005

On World AIDS Day, two reports have been released demonstrating the success of antiretroviral treatment in developing countries, one from South Africa and the other from Haiti.

 

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Thursday, 1 December 2005 - 00:00

New England Journal of Medicine;Volume 353:2325-2334;December 1, 2005; Number 22

ABSTRACT

Patrice Severe, M.D., Paul Leger, M.D., Macarthur Charles, M.D., Ph.D., Francine Noel, M.D., Gerry Bonhomme, M.D., Gyrlande Bois, M.D., Erik George, M.D., Stefan Kenel-Pierre, B.S., Peter F. Wright, M.D., Roy Gulick, M.D., Warren D. Johnson, Jr., M.D., Jean William Pape, M.D., and Daniel W. Fitzgerald, M.D.

Background: The one-year survival rate of adults and children with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), without antiretroviral therapy, has been about 30 percent in...

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