TB infection control falls short in many clinics – TAC survey

–        Government must urgently conduct an infection control audit of all public facilities   JOHANNESBURG, THURSDAY 23rd MARCH: In the run up to World Tuberculosis (TB) Day, the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) assessed the state of TB infection control in a number of clinics across South Africa. Of 158 facilities assessed, 114 were found to […]

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Why Social Activism is Critical to Making Democracy Work: “Twitter Townhall” Thursday 7pm

On Monday Daily Maverick journalist Stephen Grootes wrote: “Saving the TAC would give us many things. It would save a voice that South Africans have created that speaks truth to power. A rare, apolitical voice. It would keep alive a network across the country that still saves lives to this day. It would make sure that […]

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Building local, national, & international activism

DON’T MISS IT! Treatment Action Campaign Benefit evening: Sunday, 15 April 2012

Please join us for an evening filled with fabulous fun to raise funds for the Treatment Action Campaign  the World’s most effective Aids group. Your R100 cover charge will go straight to the TAC and includes a show by the amazing Odidiva, a raffle ticket and a live auction. See attached for more info. Please […]

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Community Health Advocate in Mopani assist on ID Application

Jenneth Mkhawana is a Community Health Advocate working for TAC in Mopani District under Dan/Nkowa-Nkowa area. She is assisting Sesana Seoka, who is using a wheel chair to apply for an ID Book. Because she is applying for this without a birth certificate, no short cut, she have to start by applying for birth certificate. […]

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TAC Mopani District Newsletter

Here is a link to the Newsletter of TAC Mopani District This is Mopani District’s first newsletter, it intends to cover some of the work TAC Mopani has conducted since March 2009. The highlights includes: Resources for Health March in  Giyani and how TAC Mopani has mobilised, The successes of the Prevention Treatment Literacy Program […]

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Mopani Door-to-Door for Mobilisation

 On the 17 July 2009 we are going to march to the District Department of Health Offices. We intend to start our march from the open space opposite Giyani Magistrate Court thenwe will use the main road to the Mopani District Department of Health where we are going to hand over the memorandum of demands. […]

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Why we need more resources for health

Join our march on 19 July 2009. Time: 4 pm. Venue: Starts at Kaizergracht, ends at the Convention Centre. Theme: Meet the NSP targets for HIV/TB treatment and prevention! Universal access now! We are marching to highlight the challenges of meeting the NSP targets and improving the HAART and PMTCT programmes, challenges that can only […]

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Thembokhwezi Branch Workshop

On the 13th of June 2009 the Thembokhwezi Branch held a workshop which gave an overview of TAC and education on TB. The attendance was impressive and the workshop a success. This is what participants had to say. On the 13th of June 2009 the Thembokhwezi Branch held a workshop which gave an overview of […]

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TAC Mopani at Mariveni TB and HIV Campaign

                   The campaign was held at the Mariveni clinic which falls under Tzaneen Sub-District. The attendance included learners from local schools, elder people from the village and it was also blessed by the Ndunas of the Mariveni village. This was made successful by the clinic committee, clinic management and the partners organisation which among […]

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Health Minister and UNAIDS Executive Director visit TAC Khayelitsha, impressed by Khayelitsha health model

  Minister of Health Barbara Hogan and incoming UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé paid a visit this week to TAC and MSF in Khayelitsha. Minister Hogan was highly impressed by her visit and has promised to look into Khayelitsha’s successful health model, used to fight against HIV/AIDS, and see if it can be transplanted into […]

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Khayelitsha concluded has concluded the 16 days of activism

 The 16 days of activism were concluded at Nkanini, in Khayelitsha by Treatment Action Campaign in collaboration with Simelela, where it was demonstrated by means of drama that rape and gender based violence can not be tolerated and it must be reported.   

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TAC Khayelitsha hosted a Zip-Zap Circus in Khayelitsha

TAC Khayelitsha with its allies hosted a Zip-Zap Circus in Khayelitsha TAC Khayelitsha with its allies hosted a Zip-Zap Circus in Khayelitsha, Oliver Tambo hall. The main idea was to create awareness about HIV PREVENTION, ADHERENCE and HOPE. The participants of the show involved HIV positive children which shows that there’s positive life even after […]

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Khayelitsha Hosts 2 TB Events

On Saturday 11 October 2008 TAC Khayelitsha hosted 2 very successful TB events at VT Mxenge and SST Branches. On Saturday 11 October 2008 TAC Khayelitsha hosted 2 very successful TB events. VT Mxenge branch held a TB workshop at Nolukholo Hall at Site.B which focused on Pulmonary and Extra Pulmonary diagnostics, treatment and also […]

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Call for papers for upcoming conference: TAC’s impact in its first decade and challenges for the future

Authors are invited to submit abstracts (maximum 300 words) on any topic related to the conference theme: TAC’s impact in its first decade and challenges for the future. The conference will be convened in Cape Town 8-9 December 2008 . The organisers intend publishing a volume of the best papers from the conference during the […]

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Lusikisiki releases it first district newsletter

TAC Lusikisiki has launched the first edition of “Izwi Labantu” (Voice of the People), its quarterly district newsletter. The publication is edited by Tandeka Vinjwa, a Media Literacy Practitioner at TAC’s Lusikisiki office. This edition focuses primarily on rape and gender-based violence to coincide with the District’s June GBV campaign, but it also features articles […]

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