South African Medical Research Council

+27 21 938 0911
+27 21 938 0200
Street Address
Francie van Zijl Drive, Parowvallei, Cape Town
Postal Address
PO Box 19070, 7505 Tygerberg, Cape Town
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Science Council involved in health and medical research. Maintains the AfroAIDSInfo ( portal for HIV and AIDS information in southern Africa. Includes the South African AIDS Vaccine Initiative (SAAVI) and the South African HIV Vaccine Action Campaign (SAHIVAC). The Council also undertakes various research projects related to HIV and AIDS research either reactively as per National Department of Health directive or in collaboration with other institutions.
Conseil scientifique impliqué dans la recherche médicale et la santé. Maintient le site Internet d'informations sur le VIH/SIDA du Sud de l'Afrique, AfroAIDSInfo ( Comprend l'Initiative Sud-africaine pour un vaccin contre le SIDA (South African AIDS Vaccine Initiative, SAAVI) et la Campagne d'Action Sud-africaine pour un vaccin contre le SIDA (South African HIV Vaccine Action Campaign, SAHIVAC). Le conseil entreprend également des projets de recherche variés ayant trait au VIH soit en suivant les directives du Ministère de la santé, soit en collaboration avec d'autres institutions.
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Mbulelo Bikwani Executive Director
Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap

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