Rebecca Hodes and Lesley Odendal

In this paper, Rebecca Hodes and Lesley Odendal address the double scourge HIV/Aids and tuberculosis facing South Africa’s young democracy. They point to a number of factors that have led to the current situation in the country. A combination of political, economic and social factors has led to a rapid spread of HIV, coupled with a growing prevalence of TB. The Treatment Action Campaign has engaged in a battle to tackle the problem by providing health services as well as advocating for more