Tuesday, 28 October 2008 - 10:38


TAC has issued the following global call for affordable access to HPV vaccines in non-OECD (developing) countries. Copies of the statement below will be delivered to representatives of Merck and GlaxoSmithKline, the manufactures and patent-holders of the Gardasil© and Ceravix© HPV vaccines , respectively, in the near future. We ask individuals and organisations to please add their sign-ons to this important campaign:

"This is a request...

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Tuesday, 28 October 2008 - 10:15

Statistics South Africa released the Mortality and causes of death in South Africa, 2006: Findings from death notification report last week. The statistical release presents data on mortality and causes of death based on all death notification forms received from the Department of Home Affairs for deaths that occurred in 2006.

The previous mortality report included deaths up to and including 2005. This one updates that report by including 2006. The report...

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Thursday, 23 October 2008 - 13:08



On 18 October 2008, Community Health Advocacy (CHA) hosted awareness to Social Grants in Site.B Khayelitsha, where they explained to people how to get an access to Social Grants from the Department of Social Services and they were assisted by Michael Hamnca who is responsible for Social Security in Khayelitsha District, the residents from RR-Section responded in large numbers to this call.  

Thursday, 16 October 2008 - 15:32



On 13 October 2008,the court case of Yanga Janet who keeps on threatening TAC members, was postponed for 24 November 2008 in Khayelitsha Magistrate Court because his legal representative were new to the case so the ask to be given sometime so that they study the case thoroughly.

Thursday, 16 October 2008 - 10:26

On Saturday 11 October 2008 TAC Khayelitsha hosted 2 very successful TB events at VT Mxenge and SST Branches.


On Saturday 11 October 2008 TAC Khayelitsha hosted 2 very successful TB events.


VT Mxenge branch held a TB workshop at Nolukholo Hall at Site.B which focused on Pulmonary and Extra Pulmonary diagnostics, treatment and also Infection control. They also emphasised the importance of adherence on treatment and the importance of knowing your TB status and they also told...

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