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Pledge for Prudence

Pledge for Prudence

Mark Heywood paid tribute to AIDS, human rights and gender activist Prudence Mabele who recently passed away
New HIV policy for schools does not go far enough

New HIV policy for schools does not go far enough

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has launched its new National Policy on HIV, STIs and TB Is it good enough And how can it be
Modernising ART

Modernising ART

By Dr Michelle Moorhouse - Antiretroviral therapy (ART) in South Africa seems set for a revolution with a new drug combination that is
A vision without a plan: In-depth analysis of SA’s new HIV and TB plan

A vision without a plan: In-depth analysis of SA’s new HIV and TB plan

South Africa’s HIV and TB plan for the next five years has been riddled with controversy Here’s our assessment of the plan
Health budget fails to address HR crisis

Health budget fails to address HR crisis

By Russell Rensburg, Rural Health Advocacy Project In the tabling of the national department of health’s budget for 2017/2018, minister
Full NSP finally published

Full NSP finally published

After substantial delays the final version of South Africa’s National Strategic Plan (NSP) for HIV, Tuberculosis and STIs 2017 – 2022
TAC survey highlights poor infection control in clinics

TAC survey highlights poor infection control in clinics

By Marcus Low Tuberculosis (TB) infection control measures in some South African public sector clinics fall woefully short This is
No Need to Embellish our Achievements or to Diminish our Challenges when it comes to HIV

No Need to Embellish our Achievements or to Diminish our Challenges when it comes to HIV

By Fareed Abdullah When I joined government in 1994 there was not only an openness to dissenting opinions; it was encouraged When we met,
Round-up of responses to SA’s new AIDS/TB plan

Round-up of responses to SA’s new AIDS/TB plan

On Friday 31 March 2017 South Africa’s National Strategic Plan (NSP) for HIV, TB an STIs 2017 – 2022 was launched in Mangaung, Free
The madness and evil of Manto and Thabo meets the madness and evil of Bathabile and Jacob

The madness and evil of Manto and Thabo meets the madness and evil of Bathabile and Jacob

By Anso Thom Having reported with many journalist colleagues on the darkest days on former President Thabo Mbeki and his health minister
Measuring up to the task of tackling HIV and TB in the new NSP

Measuring up to the task of tackling HIV and TB in the new NSP

As the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) nears completion of the next National Strategic Plan (NSP) on HIV, TB, and STIs
The Achilles Heel of the new NSP: Accountability and Equity

The Achilles Heel of the new NSP: Accountability and Equity

As we move towards the release of South Africa’s latest National Strategic Plan for HIV/AIDS, TB and STI’s it is important to celebrate
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