The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society is a non-profit membership organisation of over 3 000 health care workers with an interest in HIV in South Africa and the Southern African region. The Society’s mission is to promote evidence-based, quality HIV healthcare in Southern Africa. The Society’s membership includes doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other health care professionals working in the field of HIV. The Society strives to support and strengthen the capacity of its members to deliver high-quality, evidence based HIV prevention, care and treatment through its Journal, the Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine and its nursing magazine, HIV Nursing Matters; clinical guidelines; online clinical case studies; and regular Continuing Professional Development accredited meetings across South Africa.
The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society would like to make the following points to the Health Market Inquiry.