A database that tracks dubious medical claims.

Claim number: 12

Claimant: Prof. Billy's AIDS Clinic

Claim date: June 6, 2008

Forum in which the claim was made: Advert in Roodepoort Record

Claim methodology: Medical treatment

Frequency with which the claim is made by this claimant: Once off

Actual claim: Cures AIDS

Plausibility of this claim: Untested and implausible



Prof. Billy placed an advert in the paper, stating inter alia:

“Stop Suffering in Silence. There is now a cure for Aids! Call Prof Billy Kariaga Ph.D or call Sister Siza on….”

A complaint was lodged by TAC and upheld by ASASA

See ASASA ruling at: http://www.asasa.org.za/ResultDetail.aspx?Ruling=4313