Friday, 27 February 2015 - 14:07

On Friday 20th February TAC wrote to the Department of Trade and Industry, the Department leading on the finalisation of the National Intellectual Property (IP) Policy that affects medicine pricing. The policy has been in development for over six years now and crossed three ANC-led administrations. We did not receive a response on when the policy would be finalised. We will continue to pressure the DTI and government going forward to ensure the law in South Africa is in line with international standards to protect access to medicines. You can read the letter below.
 
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Friday, 20 February 2015 - 13:59

Reproduced below is a SANAC Civil Society Forum press release sent via email to the Treatment Action Campaign on 20th February 2015.
 
South African National AIDS Council –Civil Society Forum (SANAC-CSF) plays a significant role in the National Strategic Plan on HIV, TB and STI’s 2012-2016 (NSP), under the banner of SANAC which is mandated to coordinate the implementation, independency, accountability, monitoring and collective approach of the HIV national response in South Africa.
 
CSF strongly condemns actions by ANCYL, ANCWL and its partners with...

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Friday, 20 February 2015 - 11:24

Reproduced below is an United Front press release sent via email to the Treatment Action Campaign on 20th February 2015.
 
The United Front has learnt with dismay that today (20th February 2015), the Free State structures of the ANC Youth League, the National Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS and the Men’s Sector of the Provincial AIDS Council will march to the provincial offices of the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC). This march will demand the deregistration of the TAC. The propaganda for this march falsely accuses the TAC of working with imperialist forces...

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Friday, 20 February 2015 - 10:39

The original statement by Equal Education, Social Justice Coalition and Ndifuna Ukwazi is posted here.
 
We condemn the plan to march today, 20 February, to the offices of the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) in Bloemfontein, by the ANC Youth League (ANCYL), the ANC Women's League (ANCWL), the National Association of People Living with AIDS (NAPWA) in the Free State, and the Men’s Sector of the...

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Thursday, 19 February 2015 - 17:44

-        Free State ANCYL, Free State NAPWA and Men’s Sector of Provincial AIDS Council to march against TAC in response to our campaign to “Fire Benny”
 
-        TAC remains committed to improving the healthcare system in Free State and calls for the urgent dismissal of MEC for Health, Benny Malakoane
 
It has come to our attention that the ANC Youth League (ANCYL) in the Free State, the National Association of People Living with AIDS (NAPWA) in the Free State and the Men’s Sector of the Free State Provincial AIDS Council will march to the...

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