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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