Publications | 1 Dec 2016
As the next National Strategic Plan on HIV, STIs and TB (2017-2022) is being finalised, NACOSA asked how civil society can influence and support national and local response planning at a consultative forum, as part of our annual general meeting. This report summarizes the input from network members as well as the key speakers at the meeting.
Publications | 30 Nov 2016
NACOSA recognises that the next five years presents a unique window of opportunity to ramp up the HIV and TB response, towards achieving the Fast Track targets and ending HIV and TB as public health threats by 2030. We can only accomplish this if we redouble our efforts, with strong and committed partnerships of governments, funding partners, civil societies and communities. Within this shared responsibility, NACOSA’s role has never been more vital. With this strategy, we renew our commitment to promote dialogue, build capacity, and strategically channel resources to support service delivery on the ground. In particular, this includes reaching…
| 28 Oct 2016
As the South African National AIDS Council finalises the next National Strategic Plan on HIV, STIs and TB, NACOSA asks how we as civil society can influence and support the priorities and objectives of national response planning. Our annual general meeting this year has the theme: MAKE A PLAN: civil society and the National Strategic Plan Our guest speaker is Dr Nevilene Slingers, Executive Manager at SANAC. Invitations will soon be issued to members and special guests.
Work has begun on the next National Strategic Plan on HIV, STIs and TB (NSP). As part of the Yezingane Network (the children’s sector on SANAC), NACOSA wants to help make the case for children (0-18 years) to be included in the plan. In an online survey of NACOSA and Yezingane Network members, key themes emerged. All those surveyed felt that there was a need to make the case for children in the next NSP The report from this survey will be included in a larger submission to the South African National AIDS Council by the Children’s Sector.