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Monday, 28 August 2006 - 00:00

 Government in contempt of court - Must treat Westville prisoners

President Mbeki, Minister Tshabalala-Msimang: Stop obstructing access to treatment

 Government in contempt of court - Must treat Westville prisoners

President Mbeki, Minister Tshabalala-Msimang: Stop obstructing access to treatment

TAC will march to Mahatma Gandhi Hospital on 29 August to demand an end to long waiting lists for treatment

"The respondents are in contempt of the order of Pillay J.

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If the refusal to comply does not result...

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Thursday, 24 August 2006 - 00:00

 People Are Mobilizing World-wide!

On Thursday, 24 August 2006, thousands of people joined TAC's struggle to force the government to listen to the people's demands on health!

 People Are Mobilizing World-wide!

On Thursday, 24 August 2006, thousands of people joined TAC's struggle to force the government to listen to the people's demands on health! Coordinated protests and petitioning took place in six provinces in South Africa and in several cities in other countries. We would like to thank everyone for standing with TAC's demands. Continue protesting, leafleting,...

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Wednesday, 23 August 2006 - 00:00

 A health system in crisis and without leadership: A TAC briefing sheet

23 August 2006

 A health system in crisis and without leadership: A TAC briefing sheet

23 August 2006

On 19 November 2003 the Department of Health published the Operational Plan for Comprehensive HIV and AIDS Care, Management and Treatment for South Africa (Operational Plan) that included the rollout of treatment. This was the culmination of a long and difficult TAC campaign. Antiretrovirals are now available at clinics in every district and the mother-to-child transmission prevention...

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Wednesday, 23 August 2006 - 00:00

 Sibani Mngadi, the Minister of Health's spokesperson claimed that TAC members trashed the Department of Health stand at the International AIDS conference in Toronto. This is a gross exaggeration. We passed the exhibition's lemons and garlic cloves back and forth to mock the idiocy of the stand but these were eventually given back to the stand's officials.

 Sibani Mngadi, the Minister of Health's spokesperson claimed that TAC members trashed the Department of Health stand at the International AIDS conference in Toronto. This is a gross exaggeration. We passed the exhibition's lemons...

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Sunday, 20 August 2006 - 00:00

TAC calls for a global day of action on Thursday 24 August 2006 End 1000 new HIV infections and 800 deaths daily in South Africa Build a global united front for HIV prevention and treatment

TAC calls for a global day of action on Thursday 24 August 2006 End 1000 new HIV infections and 800 deaths daily in South Africa Build a global united front for HIV prevention and treatment

On 20 August 1983, the United Democratic Front was born inside South Africa to unify all individuals, communities and organisations under a common banner to end apartheid and poverty. The vision of the...

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