, volume IV, 477; for the official gloss on these deep-seated grievances see "Testimony of W.
He cited a raid on the SANAC office in Bloemfontein last year by Free State officials variously identifying themselves as either the Hawks or 'security from the Health MEC's office', in which several computers were 'confiscated'.
He said the raid had been reported to Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe via SANAC.
Abdullah said that if targeted funding was approved, the SANAC
programme will kick off in October this year, reaching 33 000 sex workers.
SANAC is aware of the serious problems recently experienced with the maintenance of ARV supplies in the Free State and the provincial and national Departments of Health are urgently trying to rectify this situation in partnership with SANAC's civil society members.
Dr Ashraf Coovadia and Dr Francois Venter, SANAC Treatment Task Team
The subsequent consultative process, ostensibly co-ordinated through the South African National Aids Council (SANAC
) but in reality co-ordinated by health officials and key civil society members with some political guidance from SANAC
, engaged in a laborious but highly participatory series of sectoral discussions, engaging labour, gender groups, traditional leaders, the disabled, business and academia, as well as many other sectors, including education and prisons.
Model inputs and assumptions Value in Parameter 2014 Source Coverage of Xpert MTB/RIF 100% NHLS 2012 (sub-districts) Coverage of line probe assay for 62% NHLS TB RIF+INH detection (provincial) database Coverage of fluorescent smear 100% NHLS TB microscopy (sub-districts) database Coverage of liquid culture, 100% NHLS TB including DST (provincial) database Coverage of chest X-ray 100% Assumption TB incidence, per 100 000 981 WHO (8) population Annual growth in number of 10% SANAC
(21) patients to be evaluated for TB Number of patients to be 2 573 504 Meyer-Rath et al.
Only after careful consideration of the science and the social and cultural issues around VMMC did the DoH and the SANAC
decide to include VMMC in the 2012 2016 National Strategic Plan.
Laboratories will cope--SANAC
duo was confident that the National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS), which had expanded its services and was using couriers to pick up blood specimens country-wide, would cope.