Category Archives: Treatment Action Campaign

  1. The Latest Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) Briefing – Antiretrovirals and Prevention

    via the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), by Catherine Tomlinson and Nathan Geffen Exciting new evidence has demonstrated the potential of antiretroviral medicines (ARVs) to prevent HIV from being sexually transmitted. This TAC briefing explains the evidence and then discusses policy implications. Our recommendations 1.The WHO must release its guidelines on serodiscordant couples.2.People living with HIV should be Read More >>

    ART, FEM-PrEP, HIV/AIDS policy, HPTN052, Microbicides, PrEP, Treatment Action Campaign, Treatment as Prevention, WHO
  2. Life is Sacred – Zackie Achmat on the Pope, Condoms , Choice, Freedom and Equality

    by Zackie Achmat, of the Treatment Action Campaign [For fair comment and use, I republish below and in full a blog from a conservative US journal National Review Online on subject of the Pope and Condoms in Africa. I introduce it with a few comments on the Catholic Church. While I never address personal attacks and this Read More >>

    condoms, HIV/AIDS policy, LGBT rights, Pope, sexual behavior, South Africa, Treatment Action Campaign, Zackie Achmat
  3. “…we must admit that we are failing many, many people”

    Speech by Mark Heywood for United Nations General Assembly on HIV/AIDS (UNGASS) civil society hearing on “Action for Universal Access 2010: Myths and Realities” Click here for more info on the UNGASS 2008 High Level meeting 10 JUNE, 2008 Friends and comrades. Good morning.My theme is: Human Rights – do we believe in them and what if Read More >>

    HIV/AIDS policy, human rights, Mark Heywood, Treatment Action Campaign, United Nations