In response to the recent rape of the six year old daughter of a TAC member in Elandskop, KwaZulu-Natal TAC uMgungundlovu (Pietermaritzburg) marched through Elandskop last week demanding an end to gender-based violence (GBV), sexual assault and rape in the community and asking for improvements in the local criminal justice system. Out of the eight rapes reported in Elandskop this year only one has ended in a conviction. The 32 year old man who was accused of raping the six year old daughter of a TAC member was arrested but released on bail shortly afterwards and is now back in the...Read more
Quackery in South Africa
Note: There is absolutely NO proof that any of the remedies discussed on this page cure AIDS, or provide any health benefits at all to people suffering from HIV/AIDS.
Comforter's Healing Gift
Freddie Isaacs and Christine Qunta are involved in this company, which markets its fake...Read more
As a response to the recent attacks on foreign nationals in Western Cape, individuals from all walks of life have been mobilised in providing humanitarian relief. Lack of faith in the government, city, big business and even civil society has led us to respond individually and voluntarily. The Social Justice Coalition (SJC) is an independent group that believes in freedom, equality, non-violence and a human rights framework that respects among others, the right of every person to life, dignity, and access to health care.
As a response to the recent attacks on foreign nationals in...Read more
Authors are invited to submit abstracts (maximum 300 words) on any topic related to the conference theme: TAC's impact in its first decade and challenges for the future. The conference will be convened in Cape Town 8-9 December 2008 . The organisers intend publishing a volume of the best papers from the conference during the first half of 2009. Abstracts should be emailed to email@example.com. Deadline for abstract submissions : 31 July 2008
Authors are invited to submit abstracts (maximum 300 words) on any topic related to...Read more
The Treatment Action Campaign, Cosatu, SACP, Amnesty international (SA) and the EC NGO coalition have tried to meet with the current MEC for Health in the Eastern Cape, Ms Jajula, since she took office in 2006 . Our numerous attempts to meet with her have all been met with rebuff; instead she has referred us to DDG Dr Diliza from clinical management services. Now, two years into her tenure as MEC, Mrs. Jajula is still not committed to meet with representatives from civil society.
The National Strategic Plan 2007-2011 is a collective plan that requires the participation of all...Read more