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Teenager supports mum

An important pre-condition for anyone on antiretroviral therapy under the Treatment Action Campaign'€™s treatment project is to have the support of a friend. Buyiswa Gcwabe is desperately ill and has chosen her 16-year old daughter Zanele as her official '€œtreatment supporter'€.
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A journey to health

Buyiswa Gcwabe is a mother of seven children and has AIDS. She is a member of the Treatment Action Campaign and is among the first group of 25 people to receive antiretroviral treatment funded by the TAC. Health-e travelled with her to her first appointment with the doctor who will monitor her treatment.
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TAC launches treatment plan

The Treatment Campaign Action has launched the "Treatment Project" to provide antiretroviral drugs to its most needy members. For each TAC member on ARV therapy, a non-TAC member who needs the life-prolonging drugs will be treated. Some 110 TAC members have died from AIDS related illnesses between March and July this year alone.
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Youth sick and tired of domestic violence

A group of Guguletu youth some victims of domestic violence and some affected by it say the government should put harsher punishment to perpetrators of rape, women and children abuse. National Adolescent Friendly Clinic Intiative '€˜s Sbongile Pilane and his peers all adolescent are trying to make change to thousands of other youth in their township educating them about their sexual rights and prevention of HIV/AIDS. Thandeka Teyise spoke to the youth asking them their views on domestic violence.
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