SACBC AIDS Office, December 2011

Overview of the SACBC AIDS Office Programme The SACBC AIDS Office is actively negotiating with the Department of Health (DOH) concerning the future of the PEPFAR-funded treatment programme which covers 13 Church sites. One of these sites, in the Vicariate…

SACBC AIDS Office Report, June 2011

Sr Alison Munro, OP, Director The SACBC AIDS Office The Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC)  AIDS Office has supported  projects of the Catholic Church responding to HIV,  AIDS and TB  in South Africa, Swaziland and Botswana since January 2000…

SACBC AIDS Office Report , June 2010

A. PROGRAMMES Anteretroviral  (ARV) Treatment Programme This President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)/Centre for Disease Control (CDC) – funded programme remains the largest programme of the SACBC.  There are fourteen sites, each of them operating in several outreach centres,…

SACBC AIDS OFFICE: ANNUAL REPORT 2009

ART PROGRAMME Update on sites and satellites 2009 marked the transition from “PEPFAR 1” (the first 5-year PEPFAR grant) to “PEPFAR 2 (the second 5-year PEPFAR grant). All US-based PEPFAR partners globally were instructed by the US government that their…

SACBC AIDS OFFICE 2008

Section  One:  ARV PROGRAM Johan Viljoen 1. Major Objectives for 2008 Reaching a target number of 20 120 patients on ART by the end of February 2009. Increasing the number of children on ART to at least 10% of the…

Report of the SACBC AIDS Office, June to December 2006

December 2006 PROGRAMME OVERVIEW Sr Alison Munro Prevention and Care About eighty projects throughout the region are supported through small project funding, assisting prevention, care and support. A major concern we have is the financial management of donor funding at…

Report of the SACBC AIDS Office, August 2006

PROGRAMMES Prevention, Care and Support •    Prevention programmes , while having been stepped up (through eg Education for Life, Love Waits, and similar programmes) require major commitment at diocesan and parish level if real change is to be effected, and…

Report of the SACBC AIDS Office, December 2005

January to December 2005 Prevention •    Education for Life Programme in a number of dioceses has been supported financially through the AIDS Office.  Not all dioceses on board. •    Prevention remains the Achilles’ heel of the Church’s AIDS work, as…

Report of the SACBC AIDS Office, December 2004

Prevention, Care, Support While there are small signs that the rate of HIV infection is beginning to slow down among young people, there remains an enormous amount of work to be done to help young people remain uninfected. Education for…

The Catholic Church: a major stakeholder in the fight against AIDS

Sr Alison Munro, SACBC AIDS Office, Pretoria January-December 2003 The Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) AIDS Office Established January 2000 by the education, health and development agencies of the SACBC  (CIE, CATHCA and DWA) Co-ordinates the response of the…

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