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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…

Activists tell WHO delegates: “We can’t afford to wait. Our people are dying”

GENEVA, WEDNESDAY 25th MAY 2016: Today activists from Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM),  the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), Knowledge…

TAC and partners call for rapid introduction of new TB test

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and partner organisations today wrote to South Africa’s Minister of Health Dr Aaron Motsoaledi urging the rapid…

Speech by TAC’s Anele Yawa at Closing of Lung Conference

*This is a transcript of the speech given by General Secretary, Anele Yawa, at the closing ceremony of the 46th…

No More Business As Usual!

CAPE TOWN, 5th DECEMBER 2015: Today activists disrupted the calm halls of the 46th Union World Conference on Lung Health.…

Sanofi faces criticism at Lung Conference

CAPE TOWN, 4th DECEMBER 2015: Today, activists at the 46th Union World Conference on Lung Health demanded that pharmaceutical company…

Invest in TB research!

Yesterday over a thousand TB activists marched to the Cape Town International Convention Centre where the 46th Union World Conference…

Treatment Action Campaign and Sonke Gender Justice Admitted to Historic Class Action

JOHANNESBURG, 28th AUGUST 2015: The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and Sonke Gender Justice welcome the ruling of the South Gauteng…

Political Obstacles to Improving Access to Healthcare in South Africa

Anele Yawa, TAC General Secretary – Speech at SA AIDS 2015 Plenary Ladies and gentlemen, friends, comrades, thank you for…

Minister of Health and TAC Call on MPs to get Tested for TB

On World Tuberculosis (TB) Day, on the 24th March, the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and partner organisations asked Members of Parliament…

Why I am Joining the Fight Against Tuberculosis — Johnny Clegg

by Johnny Clegg In September last year I was shocked to learn that Tuberculosis (TB) is the leading cause of…

5,000 people and Johnny Clegg Call for Action on TB — “We die of TB!”

– Johnny Clegg joins fight against TB and announces financial support for TAC   – 5,000 marchers demand that MPs…

TAC Says: The South African National AIDS Council Must Rise to Face the Real Challenges of HIV and TB

– Don’t treat SANAC as a circus On Saturday November 8th 2014 a plenary meeting of the South African National…

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…

Activists Urge Otsuka to Provide Access to TB Drug

BARCELONA, OCTOBER 30th, 2014 —Members of the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) joined activists from across the world who interrupted the Japanese…