Announcement of New Cabinet

NAPWA welcomes the announcement by President J G Zuma to reinstate both the Ministers of Health and Social Development  

The National Association of people living with HIV and AIDS gladly welcomes the news that both the Minister of Health, Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi, and the Minister of Social Development, Ms. Bathabile Dlamini are reinstated in their respective departments. We congratulate both Ministers an believe that together we will move HIV and AIDS agenda for the upliftment and empowerment of People Living with HIV (PLHIV) in the country. We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the presidency for the announcement and the decision to retain both Ministers. This is a good move and commitment demonstrated by our government. This shows that our government has a clear vision to combat HIV and AIDS. Both Ministers have shown us how they are committed to serve PLHIV and the marginalized communities.

South Africa has one of the best HIV policies in the world that needs Ministers with good vision and dedication. We are delighted and pleased a PLHIV in South Africa to hear that both Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi and Ms. Bathabile Dlamini are reinstated in their departments. We trust and believe that this term will focus on service delivery, in particular to improve the living conditions of PLHIV and the poor.

In Conclusion, this term will be a term to remember. We pledge our full support to work hand in hand with both departments for more information please contact the NAPWA Secretary General, Mr. Mluleki Zazini – 072 126 6666

Statement issued by

Mluleki Zazini

Secretary General