ERA 4

2001 SA cabinet declare HIV causes AIDS
  Still no distribution of treatment
  AIDS becomes the leading cause of death
  HIV prevalance among pregnant women reaches 24,8%
  October Trevor Manuel increases funding
  Use of ARVs in the public sector rejected by the Ministry of Health
  Delays in implementation of MTCT by the Ministry of Health
  Legal action by AIDS activists against the DOH to offer Nevirapine as MTCT antiretrovirals
  Department of Health declines donation of HIV tests from Guardian Scientific Africa
2002 AIDS is the leading cause of death worldwide
  Government is ordered by the High Court to make Nevirapine available to pregnant women, but the decision is appealed by the Ministry of Health
2003 HIV prevalance among pregnant women is 27,9%
  Government approves plans to make ARV treatment available publicly after TAC launches a civil disobedience campaign