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24 March 2017
14 Feb 2017
DA: Wilmot James : Address by DA’s Shadow Minister of Health, during the State of the Nation (SONA) Debate, Parliament (14/02/2017)
Last Thursday, Speaker Baleka Mbete refused to hold a moment of silence for the 94 South Africans who died in her government’s care.
11 Jan 2017
How bucking climate change accord would hinder fight against HIV/AIDS
The potential withdrawal of the United States from the Paris climate agreement has broad implications for society and the environment. While much attention has concentrated upon melting glaciers,...
29 Jun 2016
WC: Joint statement by Minister Nomafrench Mbombo and Donald Grant
This morning, Western Cape Minister of Health Dr Nomafrench Mbombo and Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Donald Grant visited the construction site of the new R104 million...
14 Apr 2016
01 Dec 2015
IFP: Ncamisile Nkwanyana calls for more effort in overcoming the stigma and discrimination against people Living With HIV And Aids
"Stigma against people who are living with HIV presents an invisible barrier in treating the epidemic. Early treatment of HIV infections is one of the best ways to slow the spread of the virus, but...
30 Nov 2015
CSIR: Developing plant-based technology against HIV
As the world commemorates World Aids Day on 1 December, researchers at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in South Africa have made progress in developing a biomanufacturing...
20 Jul 2015
DA: Jack Bloom says Gauteng runs short of second-line ARV drug
The Gauteng Health Department has admitted that it is not fully stocked with the Aluvia anti-retroviral drug (also known as Lopinavir/Ritonavir) which is used for the second-line treatment of...
10 Jun 2015
What's On
Health Minister Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi will on Thursday - June 11, 2015 launch HIV Clinical Guidelines App at the sidelines of the South African AIDS Conference 2015 at Inkosi Albert Luthuli ICC. The...
16 Sep 2014
Commission non-refers Doctors Without Borders complaint
Competition Commission
The Competition Commission has non-referred its investigation into complaints of alleged anticompetitive conduct against Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited (“Aspen”), Mylan Laboratories Limited...
21 Jan 2014
Not so cool drinks: Is it time for a sin tax?
The South African Civil Society Information Service
A few decades ago city workers anticipated a cheap, relatively healthy lunch of a bunny chow – a dollop of stew or curry in a half loaf, along with a pint of milk. Today inflation and industrial...
17 Jul 2013
SA: Hope Papo: Address by the Gauteng MEC for Health, at the opening of the Far East Rand Hospital Paediatric Step Down Facility and Overnight Cottage for mothers, Far East Rand Hospital, Springs (16/07/2013)
The policy statement that was pronounced on by the former State President, Mr Nelson Mandela, soon after his inauguration in 1994, pertained to extension of free health care to children under the...
30 Jun 2013
US: Barack Obama: Address by the President of the USA, at the University of Cape Town, Western Cape (30/06/2013)
I am so happy to be here today. It is wonderful to see all of these outstanding young people. I just had the honor of going to Robben Island with Michelle and our two daughters this afternoon....
23 Apr 2013
SA: Norman Mabasa: Address by the Limpopo Health MEC, at the Provincial Budget Vote for the Department of Health, Limpopo Legislative Chamber, Lebowakgomo (23/04/2013)
Honourable Speaker I thought it appropriate to begin this presentation by refreshing our minds with facts we are very much familiar with, yet facts so important to rehearse because they, at least...
26 Mar 2013
SA: Statement by the Gauteng Department of Health, ready to roll out the fixed-dose combination of antiretrovirals from the 1st of April 2013 (26/03/2013)
The Gauteng Department of Health has trained all its pharmacists, ordered sufficient stock for Priority 1 category patients and is ready to roll out the fixed-dose combination (FDC) of...
03 Dec 2012
SA: Maite Nkoana-Mashabane: Address by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, on World AIDS Day, Nelspruit, Mpumalanga (01/12/2012)
President Zuma said on World AIDS Day in 2009 when launching government’s renewed efforts at combating the scourge of HIV and AIDS that:

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