To commemorate this milestone, we are hosting a WEBINAR to explore lessons from 20 years of HIV care in South Africa on 28 October 2020 at 11 am.
WHAT TO EXPECT?
There will be a conversation with some of the first Khayelitsha residents to be initiated on ARVs, with Dr Hermann Reuter and Sr. Nompumelelo Mantangana as well as a panel discussion with some of South Africa's well known HIV/AIDS activists, medical people and government officials:
- Justice Edwin Cameron - former Concourt Judge (2008 - 2019); author of Witness to Aids
- Dr Fareed Abdullah - South African Medical Research Council; former Deputy Director General and head of the AIDS Programme in the Western Cape government (1994 to 2006)
- Vuyiseka Dubula-Majola - Africa Centre for HIV/Aids Management, University of Stellenbosch; social justice activist
- Dr Nathan Ford – World Health Organization; worked with MSF for 14 years supporting HIV programmes
- Dr Eric Goemaere – HIV/TB Unit Coordinator with the Southern Africa Medical Unit; opened MSF’s first HIV treatment programme in South Africa in 2000
- Dr Sandile Buthelezi – Health Department Director General
- Dr Liesbet Ohler – medical coordinator for MSF in Eshowe
- Dr Sally Shackleton - Frontline AIDS; worked in civil society organisations for over 25 years, always with a focus on the rights and freedoms of marginalised populations, including sex workers.
RSVP: Sean Christie, Msfocbemail@example.com, +27 63 684 2206