Friday, November 03, 2006

South Africa and AIDS 2

A Google search from this morning offered up the following citations for further reading about South Africa and AIDS:

"HIV & AIDS in South Africa
This web site answers the question: "Why did the HIV epidemic go unchechecked for so long?" It also talks about the availability of antiretroviral drugs and the response of the government up til now about using these drugs, treatment, voluntary counseling and testing, mother-to-child transmission and prevention initiatives.

AIDS Foundation of South Africa
...where we are committed to supporting Community Based Organizations to limit the spread of HIV infection and mitigate the impact of the epidemic in the most vulnerable communities of South Africa.

South Africa: TAC May Call Off Anti-Manto Campaign - If Govt Shows Leadership on Aids (from Nov.3, 2006 story in
The Treatment Action Campaign may suspend its call for the resignation of Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang provided that government "shows the leadership on HIV/AIDS that we have been asking for, for the past five years".

Here's the link for the Google search.

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