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Researchers have found that 96% of global health conferences happen in high- or middle-income countries. Less than four in 10 attendees at these gatherings are from poorer nations that have the highest burden of disease. (Dylan Bush, Bhekisisa)

Ahead of World Aids Day, the Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism invites you to a unique panel tracking the progress of the country’s latest national HIV and TB plan.

Hear from the national and provincial Aids councils, as well as activists, about progress made and lessons learned in the first year of the country’s plan.

Panellists include:

  • Yogan Pillay, deputy director-general, national health department
  • Sandile Buthelezi, CEO, South African National Aids Council
  • Constance Raphahlelo, head of the Limpopo Provincial Aids Council Secretariat
  • Elphas Nkosi, chairperson of the Mpumalanga Aids Council
  • Patrick Mdletshe, field researcher, Section27

The panel will be moderated by Mia Malan, director of the Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism.

Date: 13 November 

Venue: The Hyatt Regency, Rosebank 

Time: 9:30am to 1pm

RSVP by 9 November to [email protected].

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The event will be live-streamed via our Facebook and if you prefer Twitter, we will be live tweeting @Bhekisisa_MG updates using #TrackingTheNSP.

Watch: What the world’s largest HIV programme is planning

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