Vuyi Speaks about TAC and HIV Challenges in South Africa
Vuyiseka Dubula, a member of the Advisory Board for Acacia Global, is South African and was elected General Secretary of the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) in 2008, in which she has been actively involved with since 2001. As a young woman she joined TAC after learning her HIV positive status. Founded in 1998, TAC advocates for increased access to treatment, care and support services for people living with HIV and campaigns to reduce new HIV infections. Since 1998, TAC has held government accountable for health care service delivery; campaigned against official AIDS denialism; challenged the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies to make treatment more affordable and cultivated community leadership on HIV and AIDS.
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