TB infection control

Red alert on TB infection control in clinics

– Results of TAC survey of 207 public clinics shows TB infection control still falling short.        –…

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…

SA and other BRICS must triple TB research funding

LIVERPOOL, THURSDAY 27th OCTOBER: In 2015 tuberculosis (TB) killed 1.8 million people on the planet. This is more than any…

TB Activists Call for a Bigger Piece of a Bigger Cake from the Global Fund

BARCELONA, 31st October 2014: A WHO and Global Fund study revealed that for the period between 2014 and 2016, there…

A Prison Sentence Should Not be a Death Sentence

Memorandum delivered by the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and SECTION27 to a representative of the Department of Justice and Correctional…

Unconscionable delay of TB drug trial

– Janssen must run a Phase III trial of bedaquiline urgently – More investment in TB drugs and diagnostics urgently…

High-level Roundtable on TB management in South Africa’s correctional centres held at Wits

Members of the criminal justice, social justice and health sectors discussed strategies to prevent and treat tuberculosis (TB) – the…

Fix The Provinces and Rural Health to Make the Health Budget Work for All

Statement by SECTION27, RHAP and TAC 16 May 2013 On 15 May 2013 the Minister of Health, Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi,…

World TB Day Memorandum: Step up the implementation of “Zero infections, deaths, stigma and discrimination from TB and HIV in my lifetime”!

Today, 22 March 2013, while we commemorate World TB day, we need to take stock of the progress we have…

World TB Day: TAC delivers memorandum on TB in prisons to Minister of Health and Minister of Correctional Services

MEMORANDUM: Realise the right to health in prisons: we need an effective and comprehensive HIV and TB prevention, diagnosis, treatment,…

Statement and Key Resolutions of the TAC National Council following its meeting on 4 & 5 March 2013

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) held its National Council (NC) on the 4th and 5th of March 2013 at Booysens,…

Landmark judgment handed down by the Constitutional Court on the management of tuberculosis in prisons

Today, the Constitutional Court overturned a ruling of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in the matter of Dudley Lee…

Tackling TB: Expand access to and improve affordability of diagnostics and treatment

Statement by the Treatment Action Campaign, SECTION27, Médecins Sans Frontières and Oxfam On 12 June 2012, The Treatment Action Campaign…

AGENDA FOR TAC, MSF, SECTION27 AND OXFAM MEETING ON TB

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), SECTION27 and Oxfam will host a meeting on the morning of…

Tackling TB in South Africa: Invitation to attend TAC, MSF, SECTION27 and OXFAM meeting on TB

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), SECTION27 and Oxfam will host a meeting on the morning of…