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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

 

 

Constructed using mortality data from Statistics South Africa and Instituto Basileiro de
Geografia e Estatística.

 

The graph above shows the effect of AIDS on adult female deaths in South Africa. Note how deaths in South Africa have risen between 1997 and 2004. More importantly, note how the age-pattern of deaths has changed. Not shown in this graph is that by 2000, the absolute number of South Africans dying in their 30s and 40s exceeded those dying in...

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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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Tuesday, 26 September 2006 - 00:00

 

On 26 September 2006 a meeting was held at UCT, Cape Town relating to the fraudulent claims that are being made about medicines. The key speakers at the meeting were Fatima Hassan (AIDS Law Project), Leon Grobler (Advertising Standards Authority) Professor Peter Folb (former head of the Medicines Control Council).

 

On 26 September 2006 a meeting was held at UCT, Cape Town relating to the fraudulent claims that are being made about medicines. The key speakers at the meeting were Fatima Hassan (AIDS Law Project), Leon Grobler (Advertising Standards Authority)...

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