Dr Nono Simelela - Board Member
Dr Nono Simelela the first Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC). She started in her new role on the 1st September 2009, less than a month ago. SANAC, which is chaired by Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, is responsible for coordinating the national response to HIV and AIDS, STIs and TB and for overseeing the country's progress towards reaching the targets of the National Strategic Plan (the NSP). The overarching targets of the NSP are to initiate 80 percent of those needing treatment onto antiretrovirals and to halve the number of new infections by 2011.
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