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Growing crisis at NHLS threatens access to essential health care services, particularly for HIV and TB

Joint statement by the Treatment Action Campaign and SECTION27: The growing crisis at the National Health Laboratory Services (NHLS) threatens…

Pledge for comrades Mark & Prudence

A speech delivered on Sunday 23rd July by Treatment Action Campaign Deputy General Secretary, Sibongile Tshabalala, at the International AIDS…

TAC welcomes ARVs on campus in KZN

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) welcomes the announcement that the University of Zululand will provide HIV treatment to students and…

Pledge for Prudence

Mark Heywood paid tribute to AIDS, human rights and gender activist Prudence Mabele who recently passed away – July 19th 2017…

Goederede Clinic – still failing patients

KWAGGAFONTEIN, 17th JULY 2017 – Today 50 members of the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) in Mpumalanga are picketing outside Goederede…

No end to the crisis at Thelle Mogoerane Hospital

In September last year, TAC Vosloorus marched to Thelle Mogoerane Hospital to highlight the ongoing crisis at the facility and…

Coalition welcomes landmark Competition Commission probe into prices of cancer medicines

JOHANNESBURG, 13 JUNE 2017: The Fix the Patent Laws coalition welcomes the Competition Commission’s announcement earlier today that they will investigate the…

HIV & TB in 2017: Time for honesty & transparency

A message to delegates at SA AIDS 2017 13 June 2017 We are a group of organisations and individuals concerned…

Stop the killings – we must end violence against women

JOHANNESBURG, 17th MAY 2017: The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) is outraged and distressed by the violent killings of Karabo Mokoena,…

KZN healthcare system in crisis

DURBAN, 15th MAY 2017: KwaZulu-Natal’s healthcare services are in a state of emergency with shocking details shared by health workers…

TAC & SECTION27 mourn the passing of Professor Wainberg

It is with deep regret that we at the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and SECTION27 have learned of the passing…

By siding with the corrupt, Jacob Zuma has betrayed us all

–        We call on all concerned people to join today’s protests in Johannesburg and Cape Town –        Join at 10am…

TAC & SECTION27: We can’t endorse the HIV & TB plan (NSP) in its current form

JOHANNESBURG, 30th MARCH 2017 – HIV and tuberculosis (TB) remains at crisis levels in South Africa. Every year around 270 000…

“Comrade Kathrada has left us with a broken heart”

Johannesburg, 28th March 2017 – Today we mourn the passing of our leader Ahmed Kathrada – a true revolutionary and…

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…