TAC’s Anele Yawa on the AIDS conference currently underway

The SA AIDS conference has opened today in Durban, with a series of discussions aimed at improving the treatment of the disease.
South Africa has the largest anti-retroviral drugs programme in the world, and life expectancy has jumped by nearly ten years since the programme started. But scientists say there are still problems in making sure that everyone is taking their drugs. At the same time, it appears that more people are still being infected by the disease. Anele Yawa is the Secretary-General of the Treatment Action Campaign, which has been campaigning for better treatment for those living with HIV for almost two decades.

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