How far is South Africa in the fight against HIV and TB? Watch and find out

South Africa boasts the world’s largest HIV treatment programme but are provinces ready to take the lead?

The country launched its national HIV and TB plan more than a year ago. Since then, provinces and districts have been busy coming up with their own strategies aligned with the plan to curb the twin epidemics.

But how far have they come? Find out from experts from the national health department, the South African National Aids Council and provincial Aids councils, as well as Section27 as part of this interactive panel hosted by the Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism.

You can also follow the conversation on Twitter @Bhekisisa_MG with the hashtag #TrackingTheNSP, and watch the live stream here.

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HIV treatment programs, antiretroviral therapy (ART), tuberculosis, TB treatment