District Blogs

Wednesday, 3 July 2013 - 3:23pm

"Village Clinic" Qaukeni local service area sub district manager Miss T Ntlangulela handed over a Public Works site to Cool Maintenace Cotractors from COEGA. The contractor is said to be o grade see.  Mr Mlondolozi Ntsume, Head of the construction is confident that the construction for the temporal structure will take o longer than three [...]

Monday, 1 July 2013 - 3:56pm

On the 17 June 2013 TAC EDEN and BITOU Municipality with the community of Plettenberg Bay organized a 1000 men march.  The purpose of the march was to highlight the scourge of violence against women and the spread of HIV in the communities, how the justice system is failing women, and how the laws targeted [...]

Wednesday, 26 June 2013 - 11:34am

On 25 June 2013, TAC participated in a march organized by SJC to demand adequate access and maintenance of toilets. Peaceful protestors started in Kaizergracht and marched to Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille's office. The demands called for a sanitation plan within two weeks and implementation within 2 months. A representative of the mayor's [...]

Friday, 7 June 2013 - 1:51pm

The breakfast session was organised by SACC Limpopo. TAC and DENOSA were invited to come and present regarding the challenges of health in the province. The Treatment Action Campaign’s area of focus was on HIV and AIDS services, while DENOSA focused on the vacancy rate of health professionals as well as the working environment and [...]

Friday, 7 June 2013 - 12:59pm

Resolutions from the ECAC PLWHA Summit Mobilise the sector for the sector to occupy the deputy chairperson position at all levels of the Council Functionality of DAC’s within Six months A programme that will monitor stock levels in the depot A programme to strengthen the depot in Umtata Prioritise Rural areas A campaign for 3rd [...]

Friday, 7 June 2013 - 11:51am

On the 27-29 May 2013, ECAC organized a provincial PLWHA summit at Port Alfred Halyard Hotel Eastern Cape. E.C is the first province to hold its summit after the national summit was held. The organizing committee of this summit was dominated by TAC/NAPWA members who have shown signs of maturity and unity in all their [...]

Wednesday, 5 June 2013 - 11:09am

Treatment Action Campaign and Section 27 are taking legal action regarding the deteriorating state of health care at the Eastern Cape 'Village Clinic'. TAC has been in contact with officials within the Eastern Cape Department of Health since January 2013 transfer of the clinic from a permanent structure in central Lusikisiki to a sole mobile [...]

Wednesday, 5 June 2013 - 10:47am

On 3 May 2013, the Treatment Action Campaign partnered with the University of KwaZulu-Natal Pietermaritzburg (UKZN PMB) and the Durban University of Technology Pietermaritzburg (DUT PMB) to host an awareness walk and information session surrounding fixed-dose combination (FDC) antiretrovirals. The 10-kilometere walk started at the Pietermarizubrg Market Square and ended at the UKZN PMB Campus. [...]

Thursday, 30 May 2013 - 3:09pm

Yesterday, 29 May 2013, TAC joined members of the Modjadjiskloof community for a sit-in at the Kgapane Clinic to protest the lack of availability of antiretroviral medication.  The protest began at 9H00 and lasted until 14H30, with representatives from the Herald Mopani and Thobela AM on site to capture the information. Extreme shortages of antiretroviral [...]

Thursday, 23 May 2013 - 2:55pm

About 95% of those calling into Andile Madondile’s show discussing VMMC on Monday showed strong support for his effort to educate the community on the vital health issues surrounding the controversial topic. While VMMC encountered strong opposition when it was first introduced last year, the community seems to be warming up to the idea, and [...]