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  • CHANGE MADE VISIBLE

    On World AIDS Day (WAD), 1 December 2013, Deputy President of South Africa and chairperson of SANAC, Kgalema Motlanthe, took a public HIV test at the WAD key event in Piet Retief, Mpumalanga. Motlanthe also took to the stage to address thousands of people who had come from various parts Read More
  • SEX WORKERS COUNT

    Aconsultative meeting with sex workers and groups representing sex workers and their rights at the International Conference on STIs and AIDS in Africa, held in Cape Town from 7-11 December demonstrated that South Africa needs to recognise the significance of reaching out to sex workers. Sex workers remain marginalised and Read More
  • NIGERIAN ANTI-GAY LAW AFFECTS HIV RESPONSE

    Local HIV and AIDS research organisations have slammed Nigeria’s Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Bill, which criminalises gay marriage and outlaws gay rights groups, saying it could impede the treatment of HIV in that country. Professor Jan du Toit, Director of the Africa Centre for HIV/AIDS Management at Stellenbosch University, said Read More
  • LESSONS FROM THE DEATH OF A STAR

    Lesego Motsepe, loved by the South African public for her portrayal of Lettie Matabane on the popular SABC 3 soapie Isidingo might still be alive today had she continued taking her AIDS medication. Motsepe made a choice that seemed best for her and ditched ARVs in favour of a special Read More
  • SHOW ME YOUR NUMBER HITS THE ROAD

    There was a great sense of determination about the journey, the route was planned and nothing was going to deter the group from the cycle tour which departed from Tshwane on World AIDS Day, Sunday, 1 December 2013 and arrived in Cape Town on 7 December 2013. It was a Read More
  • A LIFE WELL LIVED

    The evening of the 5th of December 2013 was like no other for South Africa. The stars that offered light seemed bleak and dark. As night beckoned for the dawn, it ushered in a new chapter, albeit sad and painful. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the first democratically elected president of South Read More
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News

  • SANAC SECRETARIAT REPORT: NSP IMPLEMENTATION
    SANAC has the important task of rallying the nation behind a common National Strategic Plan and raising resources for the implementation of the Plan. The Secretariat not only coordinates and supports, but drives the implementation of the NSP. This is done on a number of levels. The Secretariat has reformed…
  • IS AIDS FINALLY ON THE RUN?
    The war against HIV has at times seemed more like a battle between David and Goliath. But if history has proved anything it’s that giants can be brought down. Will we one day find our proverbial pebble and slingshot to slay the infectious killer or will it prove to be…
  • THE STATE OF OUR HIV RESPONSE
    About six million South Africans are living with HIV. Estimates range between 5.4 and 6.4 million. The estimate of 6.1 million used by SANAC and the NDoH is generated from the UNAIDS sponsored Spectrum Model and uses HIV testing data from the government’s annual HIV survey of pregnant women and…
  • SOUL CITY: BEHAVIOUR CHANGE IN YOUNG WOMEN
    SOUL CITY: BEHAVIOUR CHANGE IN YOUNG WOMEN At a meeting on 3 December 2013, the Global Fund Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) elected the Soul City Institute for Health and Development Communication as the 6th Principal Recipient (PR) of a Global Fund grant in the allocation of 307 293 214 billion USD approved last September. The GF Secretariat…
  • A Glass Half Full And A Window Of Opportunity
    Cabinet has approved a draft bill banning alcohol advertising, to restrict the advertisement of alcoholic beverages and sponsorship. It will be gazetted for public comment within the next few weeks. Shocking statistics Alcohol consumers were at 77% higher risk of contracting HIV (Baliunas & Rehm, 2009). Persons consuming alcohol prior…
  • V for South Africa
    V for South Africa The Programme for Appropriate Technologies in Health (PATH) and a number of research partners have developed a new form of condom for women. The new condom will be introduced under the brand name “V. SANAC’s Women’s Sector has described the condom as “revolutionary”. Its developers took the views of potential…

Press releases

  • MEDIA STATEMENT ON NELSON MANDELA’S PASSING.
    Issue date: 06 December 2013. A very bright light has just gone dim. South Africa has woken up to the sad news that its first democratically elected president, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela has passed on. Although his death was expected due to his unstable health over a long time, the pain…
  • MEDIA STATEMENT – CSF ON THE PASSING OF FORMER PRESIDENT NELSON MANDELA.
    Issue date: 06 December 2013   The Civil Society Forum (CSF) of the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) pays tribute to the legendary and founder of South Africa’s democratic nation. Our heartfelt condolences go to the Madiba family and the people of South Africa on the passing of our…
  • MEDIA STATEMENT ON IRRESPONSIBLE CURE CLAIMS BY KZN PASTOR.
    Issue date: 07 November 2013.   The Civil Society Forum (CSF) of the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) notes with concern a recently reported incident in KwaZulu-Natal where H. Q. Nala made claims of curing HIV, TB and cancer using “faith water”. The forum calls on H. Q. Nala…
  • MEDIA STATEMENT ON CONCLUSION OF SANAC PLENARY MEETING CHAIRED BY DEPUTY PRESIDENT MOTLANTHE
    Issue date: 08 October 2013 Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe on Tuesday, 08 October 2013, chaired the ordinary meeting of the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) in Rustenburg. The South African National AIDS Council is a multi-sectoral structure established to drive a national programme in response to HIV and TB.…

Announcements

  • SANAC CAREER OPPORTUNITY - Global Fund Principal Recipient Capacity Building Coordinator
    The South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) leads South Africa’s response to the national HIV and AIDS, TB & STIs epidemics. SANAC is building a dynamic team that can facilitate its effective leadership of the national response. We are, therefore, recruiting for a Global Fund Principal Recipient (PR) Capacity Building Co-ordinator position that exists within the Donor Fund Coordination unit in Pretoria. POSITION: GLOBAL FUND PRINCIPAL RECIPIENT CAPACITY BUILDING COORDINATOR DURATION: 3-year contract Key Responsibilities: Develop a programme that pro-actively addresses the main focus areas of Global Fund implementation and reporting to ensure optimal grant implementation and reporting: finances, monitoring…
  • SANAC CAREER OPPORTUNITY - Global Fund CCM Coordinator
    The South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) leads South Africa’s response to the national HIV and AIDS, TB & STIs epidemics. SANAC is building a dynamic team that can facilitate its effective leadership of the national response. We are, therefore, recruiting for a GlobalFund Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) Co-ordinator position that exists within the Donor Fund Coordination unit in Pretoria. POSITION: GLOBAL FUND CCM COORDINATOR DURATION: 3-year contract Key Responsibilities: Serve as secretariat for the GF CCM Meetings and the GF CCM oversight Committee Meetings- formulate Agenda, send out invitations to members and alternates, take minutes, record attendance, record conflict…
  • SANAC CAREER OPPORTUNITY - Contracts Officer
    The South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) leads South Africa’s response to the national HIV and AIDS, TB & STIs epidemics. SANAC is building a dynamic team that can facilitate its effective leadership of the national response. We are, therefore, recruiting for a Contracts Officer position that exists within the Finance unit, based at our Pretoria office. POSITION: Contracts Officer DURATION: 2 year contract Key Responsibilities: Provide support to the CFO and staff within the finance unit Liaise with managers, institutions, sectors and organisations that work directly with the unit Coordinate and compile various information required for purposes of compiling…
  • Yezingane Network calls for a Commission of Inquiry – Deaths of Boys from Traditional Male Circumcision
    Yezingane Network calls for a Commission of Inquiry – Deaths of Boys from Traditional Male Circumcision We urge you to support this petition by the Yezingane Network, the Children's Sector of the South African National AIDS Council, calling for action to put to an end to the unnecessary deaths that are now synonymous with traditional male initiation. SANAC fully supports the petition. This is a timely call for an end to tragic outcomes of death, injury and disfigurement caused by a practice that is meant to usher boys and young men into a life of growth and maturity. While we are not against traditional initiation, we are concerned that this should be a safe and trusted…
  • SANAC Supplier Database Registration Form
    SANAC Supplier Database Registration Form The South African National AIDS Council leads South Africa’s response to the national HIV and AIDS, TB & STIs epidemics. SANAC is currently building systems to facilitate effective leadership and delivery of this national response. We require service providers in a variety of competencies to help us in our endeavours. Thus, we are calling out to suppliers to furnish us with their details and profiles for work that we might issue out tenders for in the future. These will be added to the SANACsupplier database.  Click here to download the form (255.23 kB)
  • SANAC Makes Giant Application for HIV and TB Funding to the Global Fund
    If the Global Fund approves our application, South Africa will receive up to US$360 million or R3 billion for AIDS and TB programmes over a two and a half year period, starting in October 2013. The funds will be used to supplement core programmes of the NSP such as antiretroviral treatment where the proposal is to fund the drugs bill for about 300 000 patients and the creation of a central procurement unit and an ARV direct distribution centre. A very exciting development is that the proposal (and we emphasise that it has not yet been approved) will provide funding…

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SANAC CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) leads South Africa’s response to the national HIV and AIDS, TB & STIs epidemics. SANAC is building a dynamic team that can facilitate its effective leadership of the national response. We are, therefore looking to fill the following positions:

  POSITION: Contracts Officer
DURATION: 2 year contract

Closing date: 11 April 2014
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POSITION: GLOBAL FUND CCM COORDINATOR
DURATION: 3-year contract

Closing date: 01 May 2014
Read more here

POSITION: GLOBAL FUND PRINCIPAL RECIPIENT CAPACITY BUILDING COORDINATOR
DURATION: 3-year contract

Closing date: 01 May 2014
Read more here

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR THE PROVISION OF TRAVEL AND RELATED SERVICES

Tender for the award of a three (3) year contract by the South African National Aids Council Trust (“sanac trust") for the provision of core travel management and related services

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Health Sites contains an up-to-date database of health facilities in South Africa, which offer services such as free Medical Male Circumcision (MMC) , HIV Treatment, HIV Counselling and HIV Testing (HCT). Find an MMC clinic and get circumcised. Find a HIV Testing Centre and get tested.
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HIV & TB Analysis

South Africa has a generalised HIV epidemic, which has stabilised over the last four years at a national antenatal prevalence of around 30%. In 2009, an estimated 17.9% of the adult population was living with HIV. This is estimated to be 5.63 million people, including 3.3 million women and 334 000 children...read more

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  • SANAC NEWS ISSUE 6: FEB 2014
    SANAC NEWS ISSUE 6: FEB 2014 In This Issue: • Soul City: behaviour change in young women • Change made visible • Lessons from the death of a star • Nigerian anti-gay law affects HIV response • Show Me Your Number hits the road • Sex…

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