Posts Tagged AIDS

Chaskalson was a pillar of strength in my battle against HIV/Aids


Original Article here. by Justice Edwin Cameron Arthur Chaskalson was a formidable man. He could be severe. To those he opposed, he could be intimidating. But he also had a tender side. That was mostly reserved for his beloved wife, Lorraine, and his sons, Matthew and Jerome, […]

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Doron Isaacs: Equal Education in South Africa

The Patterns We met up with Doron Issacs who heads up Equal Education, an organization, as its name represents, which is focused on the idea of creating a social movement around the right to equal education. The discussion covered a number of issues, namely:   The concepting […]

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TAC asks Supreme Court of Appeal to consider public health in patent dispute over cancer medicine

The TAC National Council has resolved to seek admission in a legal dispute between the brand name drug company Aventis Pharma and the generic company Cipla, over a claim of patent infringement on a drug that treats cancer called Docetaxel. SECTION27 will act as attorneys for TAC. […]

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South Africa gets to grips with AIDS & Towards a world without HIV — Le Monde Diplomatique


The The Global Fund on AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has saved millions of lives in its ten years of existence. Globally, the fund continues to save the lives of 100 000 people every day. In South Africa, the Global Fund invested in saving lives when the government […]

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DA calls for executive interference in internal processes of independent organ of state


28 November 2011 On 27 November 2011, Marian Shinn – the DA spokesperson on science and technology – issued a press release entitled “Zuma must fast track approval for HIV/Aids gel”. In accusing the Medicines Control Council (MCC) of subjecting the Centre for the AIDS Programme of […]

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