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Message of support from President Cyril Ramaphosa on TAC’s 20th anniversary

To the leadership and members of the Treatment Action Campaign It is a special honour for me to have this…

Media invitation: Treatment Action Campaign commemorates 20 years of organising

7 December 2018, Johannesburg – On December 10 2018, South Africa’s foremost social movement, the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) turns…

Treatment Action Campaign dismayed by attacks on health care workers in Limpopo

MEDIA ALERT 22 November 2018 The Treatment Action Campaign in Limpopo, is shocked by the violence and crime that is…

TAC Gauteng demand meeting with MEC

21 August 2018 For immediate release by TAC Gauteng The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) Gauteng has been requesting a meeting with…

Support South Africa at UN – we need better & affordable TB medicines!

Johannesburg, 18 August 2018 – Negotiations are currently underway in New York for a United Nations (UN) political declaration on…

Civil Society Solidarity on TB HLM Declaration

Below are a list of statements and actions that have taken place so far in support of the inclusion of…

Activists demand removal of Mahlangu & Hlongwa

Johannesburg, 7 August 2018 – Today hundreds of activists from the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and Corruption Watch marched to…

Seizing the moment for TB – TAC intervention

Speech delivered by TAC Chairperson Sibongile Tshabalala and TAC General Secretary Anele Yawa at #AIDS2018 at a session titled: “Seizing…

AIDS2018: Time to make AIDS political again

By Anele Yawa Two years ago, we welcomed the world to the International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa. At…

AIDS2018: G23 women draw a line in the sand

This is a statement read out by the group of 23 women as Michel Sidibe took to the stage at…

Activists call on countries & donors to immediately scale up use of TB LAM test

Provocative distribution of yellow lemonade in urine collection cups calls attention to need for this simple, urine-based test Amsterdam, Netherlands,…

TAC Western Cape protest major bed shortage at Khayelitsha District Hospital

Khayelitsha, 18th July 2018 – Today members of the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) in Western Cape are holding a picket…

Open letter to Gauteng Premier Makhura

Johannesburg, 17 July 2018 – Today the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and Corruption Watch delivered three open letters to the…

Activists call on Johnson & Johnson to drop the price of bedaquiline

South Africa’s Department of Health recently announced that it will replace painful, hearing-loss inducing injections to treat multi-drug resistant tuberculosis…

TAC releases provincial state of health reports

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) has today released a series of reports in the provinces in which we work that…