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Tobeka Daki Campaign issue statement to Human Rights Council

This letter was issued by the Tobeka Daki Campaign for Access to Trastuzumab to the Human Rights Council today –…

TAC Gauteng demands audit of health facilities after Charlotte Maxeke collapse

JOHANNESBURG, 3rd MARCH 2017 – The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) in Gauteng is alarmed at the collapse of an entrance…

Will the 2017 budget address the health system crisis?

JOHANNESBURG, WEDNESDAY 1st MARCH: South Africa is facing an ongoing crisis in the public healthcare system. The 2015 General Household…

GLOBAL DAY OF ACTION AGAINST ROCHE’S INHUMANITY #RocheGreedKills

ACTIVISTS AROUND THE WORLD MARCH #ForTobeka – Demonstrations held at Roche & pharma associations in South Africa, Malaysia, UK, France,…

TAC demands full accountability for Life Esidimeni tragedy

Johannesburg, 2 February 2017: The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) welcomes the report of South Africa’s Health Ombud, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba,…

World AIDS Day 2016: Provincial public healthcare system still in crisis

TAC to host night vigil and World AIDS Day march HIV and TB remain crises in South Africa. Every year…

Civil society appeal to medicines regulators and government on the occasion of the 17th International Conference of Drug Regulatory Authorities.

We are a coalition of five patient groups and non-government organisations. We are concerned with the regulation of medicines in…

Victory at last for #BopheloHouse94: Long live democracy and the right to protest

Joint statement by the Treatment Action Campaign and SECTION27 “Indeed, the right to freedom of assembly is central to our…

In loving memory of comrade Tobeka

It is with great sadness that the Fix the Patent Laws (FTPL) coalition shares news of Tobeka Daki’s death. Tobeka,…

TAC endorses Save South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, MONDAY 31st OCTOBER: The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) is officially endorsing the Save South Africa campaign. In this we are…

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…

Failing health services in Thaba Nchu

THABA NCHU, WEDNESDAY 26th OCTOBER: Today 100 members of the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) in Thaba Nchu will picket the…

“Vosloorus extension 28 clinic is failing us”

VOSLOORUS, WEDNESDAY 26th OCTOBER: Today 100 members of the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) in Vosloorus are marching to Extension 28…

Critical moment as Motsoaledi publicly supports Gordhan

JOHANNESBURG, TUESDAY 18th OCTOBER – The Sunday Times on Sunday quoted Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi and Deputy Health Minister…

New hope for Free State as health MEC Benny Malakoane is replaced

–        TAC commits to engaging constructively with new MEC to end Free State health crisis BLOEMFONTEIN, TUESDAY 4th OCTOBER: The…