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SABC interview: TAC survey into HIV and COVID-19

TAC was prominent in the media during the lockdown, emphasising the link between COVID-19, HIV and broader health systems strengthening. Interviews were conducted in broadcast, online and print media. Sibongile Tshabalala, the National Chairperson of the TAC was interviewed on SABC about the PLHIV survey that the organisation is a part of. You can watch […]

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Fix the Patent Laws Coalition supports South Africa and India’s proposal to facilitate access to COVID-19 vaccines

15 October 2020, Johannesburg – The Fix the Patent Laws Coalition (FTPL), a group of over 40 organisations working to reform South Africa’s patent laws, welcomes the progressive proposal by South Africa and India for a waiver of all intellectual property in respect of COVID-19 related diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines. We have seen how a […]

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TAC welcomes the 2019 Health Budget vote

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) welcomes the budget vote tabled by Minister Zweli Mkhize in Parliament today, outlining his department’s priorities. In it, the Minister tables a budget for R51,46 Billion, which we believe is sadly not enough to address all the healthcare challenges at the moment.

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