District Blogs

Friday, 25 July 2014 - 5:02pm

The TAC Mpumalanga has recognized that the Vukuzakhe clinic, in Pixley kaSeme municipality, has been subjected to substandard operating conditions. This clinic, serving over 20,000 people, has suffered from over-crowding, long patient wait times, dirty facilities, lack of security, and patient denial of treatment. To combat these issues, the TAC has written letters to the […]

Saturday, 29 March 2014 - 11:46am

On the 27th March 2014 more than 700 TAC WC members including community members and partners marched to Khayelitsha hospital due to ongoing problems around health care service delivery.  Despite numerous meetings and engagements with Khayelitsha hospital and a march in August 2013 we continue to have community members coming to TAC offices complaining about […]

Saturday, 29 March 2014 - 10:12am

On the 18th March 2014 TAC WC launched its health manifesto. The WC focus was on the community members to understand the TAC manifesto and when they go back to their areas to engage with their respective political parties on the TAC health manifesto.  We had more than 800 people at our event, coming as […]

Monday, 17 February 2014 - 2:48pm

Explaining Intellectual property and patent laws to a 60 year old Gogo or senior citizen with little educational background is not the easiest of missions to accomplish.  But this 60 year old Gogo is the one person who needs to know more about this subject matter than anyone else.  She is the one who is […]

Thursday, 5 December 2013 - 3:09pm

It is 14h00 in the afternoon on a Thursday afternoon in down town Durban, and inside a warehouse building Dr Hamilton Q Nala is holding his afternoon church ceremony to his congregation of about 1000 people. The church is easily identified by a banner with Nala’s face outside what you would easily mistake as a […]

Thursday, 21 November 2013 - 11:39am

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), the Kwazulu Natal Council of Churches, Gugu Dlamini Foundation, Aids Foundation of South Africa and Midlands Christian Council gathered in protest last Wednesday against quacks in KZN. The ‘Life Saving March’ from King Dinizulu Park in Durban to Gugu Dlamini Park in Durban Central, was in response to the dangerous […]

Wednesday, 9 October 2013 - 9:00am

On the same day, 12 September, that TAC comrades in Mpumalanga were marching to the office of Mpumalanga Health MEC Mrs Candith Mashigo-Dlamini to demand better healthcare services, they received a disturbing call stating that Evander Clinic in Govan Mbeki Municipality had been closed. While patients were referred to Evander Hospital, all patient files were […]

Friday, 20 September 2013 - 12:55pm

Close to 300 TAC comrades marched in Polokwane on 12 September as part of the TAC National Day of Action. People from across the province gathered at SABC Park early in the morning and made their way to MEC Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba’s office at the Department of Health and Social Development. They were carrying a memorandum [...]

Wednesday, 18 September 2013 - 5:53pm

Clad in bright yellow t-shirts, Mpumalanga comrades joined the TAC National Day of Action on 12 September and marched to the provincial government offices in Nelspruit to hand over a memorandum to the MEC. Mpumalanga’s health facilities have been deteriorating slowly but surely: most of them struggle with a lack of doctors and nurses, essential [...]

Friday, 13 September 2013 - 3:49pm

TAC Western Cape demands an end to stock-outs Approximately 2,000 people marched in Cape Town yesterday (Thursday September 12) in support of the Treatment Action Campaign’s (TAC) National Day of Action Against Stock – outs. Simultaneously TAC also marched in Limpopo, Mpumalanga, the Free State and in Kwa-Zulu Natal. Marches in Gauteng and the Eastern [...]

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