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Monday, 18 February 2008 - 00:00

 

Durban, 18 February 2008

On Friday 25 January 2008, the Department of Health announced that a new Prevention of Mother-to-Child-Transmission (PMTCT) protocol would be released. The new protocol includes what is known as dual-antiretroviral prophylaxis. The TAC has welcomed this improvement which will prevent many babies...

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Friday, 15 February 2008 - 00:00

The Department of Health has finally released the new prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) protocol.

The Department of Health has finally released the new prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) protocol. It can be downloaded here.

TAC welcomes the improvements over the old protocol. We urge health facilities with capacity to begin implementing it.

Read our statement of 30 January which explains what we are pleased about and...

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Tuesday, 12 February 2008 - 00:00

On 12 February 2008, TAC and the AIDS Law Project (ALP) made a submission to the Panel for the Independent Assessment of Parliament. About 30 TAC members attended the session and also heard an excellent submission from the Legal Resources Centre.

"The Constitution places specific obligations on Parliament which are essential to maintaining our democratic form of government. Amongst these requirements are the obligations to involve the public in the legislative process, provide guidance and limits on the powers of the executive, and maintain active oversight over the actions of...

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Thursday, 7 February 2008 - 00:00

Contents

Contents

  • Introduction to essay on Politics, Human Rights and Poor Global Health by Mark Heywood
  • Update on the Support Good Governance -- Support Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge Fund
  • Resolutions of the 12th Joint Civil Society Monitoring Forum

 

Introduction to essay on Politics, Human Rights and Poor Global Health by Mark Heywood

Can Campaigns to Prevent and Treat HIV and AIDS Revive and Strengthen Campaigns for the Right to Health, Access to Legal Services and Social...

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Thursday, 31 January 2008 - 23:15

Plea for donations to church so that it can continue to support the people seeking refuge there

31 January 2008, 11:15pm (GMT+2)

Plea for donations to church so that it can continue to support the people seeking refuge there

31 January 2008, 11:15pm (GMT+2)

People in Zimbabwe face food and medicine shortages, torture, the loss of their democratic rights and the breakdown of society and the rule of law. Many have sought protection and survival in South Africa and other countries....

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