Campaigns

Ritshidze

South Africa has 7.7 million people living with HIV (PLHIV), more than any other country, as well as one of…

Gender Inequality

Women in South Africa continue to face disturbing levels of oppression, violence and injustice. While the Constitution guarantees equality and…

#BopheloHouse94

The #BopheloHouse94 are community healthcare workers (CHWs) from across the Free State. They were arrested in June 2014 at a…

TB infection control

TB remains the leading reported cause of death in South Africa with over 33 063 deaths in 2015 according to Stats…

Planned Patient Transport

Adequate patient transport systems are essential to initiating and retaining people on treatment. The current failure of the planned patient…

Clinic Committees

In South Africa, governance structures in the form of clinic committees and hospital boards are intended to ensure community participation…

Treatment Literacy

The TAC’s flagship treatment literacy programme remains key to our model of highly informed grassroots activism. TAC is committed to…

PEPFAR

PEPFAR funding still constitutes nearly a quarter of AIDS funding in South Africa. It is critical for people living with…

Condoms & Sanitary Pads in schools

While comprehensive sexuality education is critically important, it is only half the battle. South Africa responded to its HIV epidemic…

Adherence Clubs

Adherence clubs are a way for people living with HIV to collect their ARVs outside of their local clinic. Instead…

Medicine Registration

Thorough medicine regulation is critical to ensure the safety and health of people taking medicines across South Africa, yet long…

Tobeka Daki Campaign for Access to Trastuzumab

Tobeka Daki was a brave and courageous activist from the Eastern Cape who had been living with HER2+ breast cancer since…

Healthcare worker shortages

The shortage of human resources is a major issue in South Africa — especially in the public sector. Ensuring access…

Clinics in Crisis

Through our over 200 branches, TAC monitors hundreds of clinics across the country. Our members are the people who need…

Heywood on Health

Heywood on Politics and Health TAC is serialising articles by Mark Heywood that look at issues of global health, politics,…