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feb 1, 1999 - New Controversal Health Minister

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Manto Tshabalala-Msimang becomes South Africa’s Health minister (until 2008), her term is riddled with controversy because of her emphasis on treating South Africa's AIDS epidemic with vegetables such as garlic and beetroot, rather than with western antiretroviral medicines, was the subject of international criticism.
Zapiro cartoon. Source: google images
Religious leaders partner with government against HIV/AIDS. The religious leaders pledge to take HIV/AIDS to the church and other places of worship as part of activities to observe the first birthday of the Partnership Against HIV/AIDS.

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feb 1, 1999
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~ 25 years ago

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