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ANC TODAY ARTICLE – 17 December 2004

Nevirapine, drugs & African guinea pigs Some years ago, our national licensing authority, the Medicines Control Council, MCC, provisionally licensed the drug Nevirapine for mother-to-child-prevention of HIV transmission (MTCT). The licence was provisional because the manufacturer had not supplied all the necessary information required to license drugs. Some time after this, the same manufacturer failed […]

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24th June Demonstration – Invest in Health Not War

Call for Global Demonstrations on 24 June 2004 to Demand that the Bush Administration: Call for Global Demonstrations on 24 June 2004 to Demand that the Bush Administration: Reduce Military Spending and War Actions: Spend More Money on AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria, Malnutrition and Poverty;   Help Ensure that the World Health Organization’s Plan to Treat […]

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24 June Demonstration – Invest in Health Not War, Global Demonstrations

Global Demonstrations & Events for 24 June 2004 Cameroon Demonstrations will be taking place at United States Embassies and Consulates. Germany Activists will be sending out press releases as well as writing letters to Daniel R. Coats at the Embassy of the United States in Berlin. Kenya Organisers will be meeting with US Government representatives […]

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Transcript of Edward’s message

People must support TAC. Because the government is dragging its feet for 4 years. TAC is negotiating with the Government to implement a national treatment plan. So now I think it is high time that TAC has started a civil disobedience to show the government that 600 people a day are dying of HIV/AIDS. We […]

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TAC submits complaint to Human Rights Commission Against Minister of Health and MEC for Health of Mpumalanga

JHB: PO Box 31104, Braamfontein 2017. Tel: 011-403 7021 Facsimile: 011-403 2106 DURBAN: 717 Colonial Building, 330 West Street (off Mark’s Lane), Durban 4001. Tel:031-304 3673 Fax:031-304 9743 CAPE TOWN: Town One Properties, Sulami Drive, Site B, Khayeltisha. Tel: 021-364 5489 Email: info@tac.org.za  Website: www.tac.org.za  URGENT 2 December 2002 The Human Rights Commission The Chairperson: […]

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PAN-AFRICAN HIV/AIDS TREATMENT ACCESS MOVEMENT: DECLARATION OF ACTION

Dear All Over 70 delegates from 21 African countries met in Cape Town from 22 to 24 August to begin developing a pan-African HIV/AIDS treatment access movement. The following declaration is an outcome of that meeting. Please distribute far and wide. ******************************** PAN-AFRICAN HIV/AIDS TREATMENT ACCESS MOVEMENT: DECLARATION OF ACTION We are angry. Our people […]

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TAC v MINISTER OF HEALTH / MECS – 11 March 2002

CERTIFICATE IN TERMS OF RULE 18(6) OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT RULES BOTHA, J: I hereby certify that the requirements set out in subparagraphs (i), (ii) and (iii) of Rule 18(6) of the Constitutional Court Rules have been met. _________________________ C BOTHA JUDGE OF THE HIGH COURT TAC v MINISTER OF HEALTH / MECS – 11 […]

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TAC AND MSF IMPORT GENERIC ANTIRETROVIRALS FROM BRAZIL IN DEFIANCE OF PATENT ABUSE

Joint Press Release of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), and Oxfam, Generic AIDS Drugs Offer New Lease on Life to South Africans Importation of generics cuts price in half 29 January 2002, Johannesburg: Yesterday, three members of the Treatment Action Campaign, (TAC) returned to South Africa from Brazil carrying generic drugs manufactured […]

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Defiance Campaign – Questions and Answers about TAC and MSF Importing Generic Medicines from Brazil

1.What medicines have been imported from Brazil? TAC and MSF have imported generic antiretroviral medicines from Brazil. The scientific names for these medicines are Zidovudine (AZT), Lamivudine and Nevirapine. For part of the imported batch, AZT and Lamivudine are combined together into one capsule. 2.What are these medicines used for? They stop HIV from reproducing […]

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Open Letter to the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

TAC – HIV & AIDS Treatment Action Campaign PO Box 31104, Braamfontein 2017,Tel: 011-403 0265 Facsimile: 011 – 403 2106 Email: shasha@netactive.co.za   TAC – HIV & AIDS Treatment Action Campaign PO Box 31104, Braamfontein 2017,Tel: 011-403 0265 Facsimile: 011 – 403 2106 Email: shasha@netactive.co.za The Pharmaceutical Manufacturers. Association of South Africa Thorn Hill Offices Building No […]

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JOINT PRESS STATEMENT BY THE AIDS CONSORTIUM et al

We would like to commend the decision of Justice Edwin Cameron for his stand on openness before the Judicial Services Commission today. For many years before his appointment as a Judge, Justice Cameron was one of the pioneers of calls for human rights, equality, dignity and privacy for all people — including people with HIV […]

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HIV/AIDS TREATMENT ACTION CAMPAIGN 10 DECEMBER 1998 — DAY OF ACTION INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY

The National Assocation of People Living with AIDS/HIV,NAPWA (SA) has initiated the Treatment Action Campaign to draw attention to the unnecessary suffering and AIDS-related deaths of thousands of people in Africa, Asia and South America. These human rights violations are the result of poverty and the unaffordability of HIV/AIDS treatment. The Treatment Action Campaign calls […]

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