District Blogs

Wednesday, 20 June 2012 - 7:08pm

Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and Congress of South African Trade union (COSATU) will be hosting a stakeholders meeting to launch the “resources for health campaign” on the 21st of June 2012. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss: 1.      Access to quality healthcare The recent Tenofovir (TDF) shortages have posed a considerable challenge for [...]

Monday, 18 June 2012 - 2:50pm

Take a girl child to to work day is an annual event held in South Africa since 2003.   The theme for 2012 is "Choose your tomorrow, today".  Some of the objectives is to encourage learners to believe in themselves, make a difference in their own lives and to think about their choices.  Today TAC Khayelitsha [...]

Friday, 15 June 2012 - 1:53pm

On the 14th June 2012, TAC WC went to ATLANTIS to have a community mobilization day of action to raise awareness and education on ARV stock outs and shortages as well as giving information on the challenges around the chronic illness medication dispensing.  The team consisted out of one taxi from PAARL, two taxis from [...]

Friday, 15 June 2012 - 9:11am

14 June 2012- Johannesburg. 1500 activists and concerned citizens handed a memorandum to the Gauteng Departmen of Health regarding ARV stockouts (more especially Tenofovir and Abacavir), and other essential medicine in health faciliets across the province. The MEC of Health Clr Nombi Mekgwe was not available to received the memorandum which was received by Dr [...]

Friday, 8 June 2012 - 12:25pm

June bulletin 2012

Monday, 21 May 2012 - 11:29am

On 23 March 2012 Khayelitsha sub-district received an award through the City of Cape Town Health for distributing more condoms than ever before - 14 million male condoms in 2011, equivalent to 103 condoms per male 15 years and older, per year.  For 2012 the TAC Khayelitsha district target has a goal of distributing 1 [...]

Thursday, 8 March 2012 - 11:38am

"It makes sense for you to get me a job and I pay you a fee for that, but for you to consistently take a lion share of my salary every month is totally evil and unacceptable" COSATU organised a national march yesterday to protest against general socio-economic injustices against ordinary South Africans.  One message [...]

Wednesday, 1 February 2012 - 3:28pm

You would be forgiven for thinking there was a movie shoot happening outside the Khayelitsha Megistrate's Court today.  The place was crawling with journalist, photographers, protestors from the community and NGO's mainly the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), Socail Justice Coalision (SJC), Free Gender and Triangle Project, camera men and media vans all parked outside, eagerly [...]

Wednesday, 1 February 2012 - 11:32am

Health facilities in Mpumalanga province are facing a shortage of the antiretroviral drug, Tenofovir (TDF). The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) office in Ermelo has established that Fernie, Volkrust, Amsterdam, Iswepe, Carolina and Mayflower health facilities do not have TDF and have been experiencing this shortage since early January 2012. In Iswepe, patients that are due [...]

Monday, 16 January 2012 - 12:35pm

Honourable Premier Zweli Mkhize assisted by Sobantu community members