AIDS Denialsm – Media Watch

Let’s break the silence on HIV

Let’s break the silence on HIV

It's been a year since former Pirates player Thabang Lebese died from an HIV/Aids-related illness. But his legacy will live on thanks to the work that his mother Florence Lebese is doing with the UN's HIV/Aids programme.
Continue reading | 14 March 2013 | 0 Comments | Tags: drum magazine, hiv awareness, thabang lebese, un
IN THE NEWS: Crime is not having HIV but giving it to someone else

IN THE NEWS: Crime is not having HIV but giving it to someone else

Siphiwe Maloyi and his wife Vuyo had been married for only a short while when he filed for divorce after his wife revealed that she was HIV-positive - something she had known for years. Siphiwe alleged his wife concealed her status until after they were married.
Continue reading | 2 April 2012 | 0 Comments | Tags: hiv awareness, safe sex, the star
ART, lies and videotape

ART, lies and videotape

It is estimated that over 300, 000 HIV-positive South Africans who could have lived long and healthy lives on ART, died from the effects of uncontrolled HIV infection, during the Mbeki-Manto HIV misinformation era.

The TAC’s campaign which fought and eventually won out against this menace is the subject of ‘TAC-Taking Haart’ a film reviewed in today’s Mail & Guardian by Shaun de Waal.

Continue reading | 9 September 2011 | 0 Comments | Tags: aids denialism, civil disobedience campaign, mail & guardian, manto tshabalala-msimang, mbeki, policy, tac, taking haart

HIV misinformation and the S.A. nation

The TAC has voiced concerns over research which has connected particular ARVs with diseases resulting from premature ageing. The organisation has pointed out that considering that adherence to treatment continues to be a barrier to effective HIV-care, the report could cause anxiety among ARV users which could result in them going off of their ARVs.0407_new_arv_info.pdf
Continue reading | 4 July 2011 | 0 Comments

South African specifics

The Star falls prey to errors in style as well as content
Continue reading | 1 June 2011 | 0 Comments
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