AIDS Councils

Fare Share on Local Government Training for TAC Mopani

 Fair Share is continuing to train TAC members in the issues of governance and community participation. Mr Owatile    Letebele(Fare Share Limpopo Co-ordinator) has been committed in advancing the knowledge of the TAC Mopani members in the above-mentioned issues. This is to equip community members with the knowledge and skills to hold public servants accountable […]

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Call for participants: SANAC Women’s Sector to host consultation workshop on impact of male circumcision on women

The following call for participants was released today by SANAC’s Women’s Sector: The Women’s sector in SANAC wishes to hold a consultation workshop on the impact of Male Circumcision on Women. The aim is to assess and articulate what such a policy needs to entail from the planning stages of formulation through to implementation, to […]

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TAC welcomes SANAC’s call for Government to lift antiretroviral treatment moratorium in the Free State

  The decision of the Free State government to scale back essential health care services has resulted in thousands of patients in immediate need of care being turned away from Free State clinics since 1 November 2008. This has caused avoidable deaths and illness. The TAC and our partner, the AIDS Law Project, welcome the […]

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World AIDS Day 2008

The national theme for World Aids Day on 1 December is “Leadership and Unity”. South Africa is finally united in stopping HIV, AIDS and TB, and in fighting for the best treatment and care for all. TAC calls for all people living in South Africa to get involved in World AIDS Day. At midday on […]

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AIDS Councils

Important article on Voluntary Male Medical Circumcision published

Male medical circumcision reduces the risk of heterosexual men contracting HIV. It is highly likely that the widespread introduction and encouragement of voluntary male medical circumcision (VMMC) in countries with generalised heterosexual epidemics will reduce HIV incidence substantially. There is also evidence that VMMC reduces the risk of men contracting HPV, the virus that causes […]

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