Campaigns

#WeDieOfTB

Tuberculosis (TB) kills tens of thousands of people in South Africa every year and over 1 million globally. At TAC,…

Eastern Cape Health Crisis

TAC has been active in the Eastern Cape since the early 2000s. In recent years, together with SECTION27, TAC has…

Spotlight

Spotlight, formerly called the NSP Review, is a print and online magazine jointly published by TAC and SECTION27 that aims…

AIDS Councils

South Africa has a National AIDS Council (SANAC), provincial AIDS Councils (PACs or PCAs), District AIDS Councils (DACs), and Ward…

Treatment for All

In 2015, findings from a landmark trial (the START trial) showed that the health of people living with HIV benefits…

National Health Insurance (NHI)

TAC supports the establishment of a National Health Insurance (NHI) system in South Africa. The NHI’s aims of making healthcare…

Free State Health Crisis

There is convincing evidence that the Free State public healthcare system has been in a state of dysfunction since at…

Silicosis

TAC and Sonke Gender Justice, with legal support from SECTION27, were admitted as friends of the court in the landmark…

Stop Stockouts

TAC is a member of the Stop Stockouts Project (SSP) – a consortium of six civil society organisations that monitors…

Radical Reform of the Research & Development System

While TB kills around 1.5 million people per year, the entire world only invests around US$0.7bn on TB research every…

UN High Level Panel on Access to Medicines

In late 2015, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon convened a High-Level Panel on Access to Medicines with the aim…

Fix the Patent Laws

TAC, SECTION27, and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) launched the Fix the Patent Laws campaign in November 2011 (on the 10-year…

Tuberculosis (TB) and drug-resistant TB

TB is the number one killer of people living with HIV in South Africa. The TAC is committed to intensifying…

Stop the Free State Health Crisis

In November 2013 the Stop Stockouts Project (SSP – of which the TAC is a member) published a report into…

Stop the Eastern Cape Health Crisis

For many years the Eastern Cape healthcare system has been in an unacceptable state. While journalists won awards for exposing…