District Blogs

Thursday, 15 December 2011 - 10:32am

TAC participated in a public imbizo at Ikamva Lethu on Dec 6 at 11am to discuss the community’s feedback about the proposed National Health Insurance. Several representatives spoke about the plan.  Mr. Mbele, a representative from COSATU, spoke about the workers’ perspective on the proposed NHI plan.  He said that the union supports the NHI [...]

Tuesday, 13 December 2011 - 8:54am

In the face of the National Health Laboratory Services facing collapse due to non-payment which will lead to a great loss of lives and interruption of essential diagnostic services, TAC Gauteng held a demonstration ant the MEC of Health offices in Johannesburg yesterday (12 December 2011)with the intention of showing concern regarding the imminent disaster [...]

Monday, 12 December 2011 - 11:00am

'This is a sad day for South Africa.' This is how Clive Fox Harvey, started his speech after receiving the memorundum. More than 400 TAC members and partners (CEGAA, DrumAide) picketed outside HIVEX offices in Commercial City today. They demanded HIVEX to stop misleading the community and PLWHIV by making false claims about curing the [...]

Tuesday, 6 December 2011 - 1:01am

Marking the first day of this campaign, on November 25, activists from TAC, Social Justice Coalition and Triangle Project participated in a protest march through Ndlovini informal settlement to raise awareness about gender-based violence in this community. Residents watched and in some cases, joined in with the march through the main streets and up to [...]

Monday, 5 December 2011 - 1:31am

On Thursday Dec 1, we commemorated World AIDS Day with numerous events held around Khayelitsha and throughout Cape Town. First we participated in the unveiling of a plaque at the Ubuntu Clinic to commemorate the ten years of pioneering work this clinic has done for integrated TB and HIV treatment. A bronze plaque now rests [...]

Tuesday, 29 November 2011 - 11:55am

The Ekurhuleni District, Quarter 3 Newsletter is now avaialble at the following link: Ekurhuleni Quarter 3 Newsletter