Publications | 30 Mar 2017
The South African National Strategic Plan on HIV, TB and STIs 2017- 2022 (NSP) serves as a roadmap for the next stage of our journey towards a future where these three diseases are no longer public health problems. This plan sets out the destinations – or goals – of our shared journey and establishes landmarks in the form of specific measurable objectives. This summary, published by the South African National AIDS Council, presents the 8 goals and targets that will guide the response over the next 5 years.
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Publications | 23 Mar 2017
INFO-GRAPHIC: Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious bacterial disease which spreads through the air. Although it is curable and treatment is free, it is a major health problem for South Africa and we all need to play our part in stopping it.
Publications | 14 Mar 2017
As a Global Fund Principal Recipient, NACOSA has signed up to the Global Fund Code of Conduct for Suppliers. All of NACOSA’s suppliers and sub-recipient organisations must also sign up to the Code of Conduct if they supply or receive funding from the Global Fund through NACOSA. Download the Global Fund Code of Conduct for Suppliers.
News | 6 Mar 2017
World TB Day on 24 March has the theme “Unite to End TB”. But there is much work to be done to achieve this, particularly in South Africa. We are one of the countries with the highest burden of tuberculosis (TB) – the third highest incidence of any country after India and China. And the incidence has increased by 400% over the past 15 years (Department of Health, 2017). It is estimated by the World Health Organisation that 66% of people in South Africa have both HIV and TB infection. TB is still South Africa’s leading cause of death (Stats…