[Marxism] SA government ends Aids denial
glparramatta at greenleft.org.au
Sat Oct 28 07:04:17 MDT 2006
Walter Lippmann wrote:
>(This progressive political development has to be attributed to the role which
>the independent militant activists in the anti-AIDS/HIV struggle have played.
>I would like to think that the presence of a significant number of Cuban
>doctors working in South Africa, and the Cuban model for fighting HIV-AIDS
>may have played some role in this, due to the close political ties between the
>two countries, which have had cooperation agreements in place for the anti-
>HIV-AIDS struggle for some time.
It would have more to do with the existance of a mass movement led by
the Treatment Action Campaign (http://www.tac.org.za/archive.html),
which has forced the ANC government to address the crisis.
See http://tinyurl.com/y7koxc for examples
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