Civil Society: Health Department circular a human rights violation

Civil Society: Health Department circular a human rights violation

Johannesburg, 5 March 2019: The Gauteng Department of Health issued Circular Letter 5 of 2019, dated 20 February 2019 (“Circular”) in which it sought to limit access to health care…

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The fundamental barriers to access to medicine remain

The fundamental barriers to access to medicine remain

Eighteen years after the Durban conference, government efforts to increase medicine access – beyond HIV treatments – have been excruciatingly slow.  Though ARVs are now widely available, many more shocking cases of injustice in access to essential medicines remain.

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SECTION27, TAC launch new treatment access history

SECTION27, TAC launch new treatment access history

On the 26th of July at the International AIDS conference, hosted in the Netherlands, SECTION27 and the Treatment action campaign (TAC)  launched a new publication documenting the history of the access to medicines movement in South Africa.

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Statement: Resounding victory for Dwenga and others in groundbreaking case challenging HIV discrimination in the South African National Defence Force

Statement: Resounding victory for Dwenga and others in groundbreaking case challenging HIV discrimination in the South African National Defence Force

26 September 2014, Pretoria – Twenty years ago the then AIDS Law Project (ALP) wrote its first letter to the Minister of Defence and the South African National Defence Force (SANDF)…

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