Nevirapine, drugs & African guinea pigs
Some years ago, our national licensing authority, the Medicines Control Council,
MCC, provisionally licensed the drug Nevirapine for mother-to-child-prevention of
HIV transmission (MTCT). The licence was provisional because the manufacturer had
not supplied all the necessary information required to license drugs.
Some time after this, the same...Read more
Call for Global Demonstrations on 24 June 2004 to Demand that the Bush Administration:
People must support TAC. Because the government is dragging its feet for 4 years. TAC is negotiating with the Government to implement a national treatment plan. So now I think it is high time that TAC has started a civil disobedience to show the government that 600 people a day are dying of HIV/AIDS. We want to ordinary people in South Africa to have these antiretrovirals. It is no good for me to be on antiretrovirals and my friends on the ground are dying so why isn’t the government… I personally… when the government say they don’t want to sign… the reason they don’t want to sign… I think...Read more