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Wednesday, 15 August 2007 - 00:00

The dismissal of former Deputy-Minister of Health, Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge, reinforces growing concerns about President Mbeki and Minister Tshabalala-Msimang's commitment to implementing the National Strategic Plan on HIV/AIDS 2007-2011 (NSP). Madlala Routledge created a new partnership that contributed to the development of this plan. She fought for a scientific approach to HIV medicine, based on the principles of universal access to treatment and comprehensive evidence-based prevention.

The dismissal of former Deputy-Minister of Health, Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge, reinforces...

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Thursday, 9 August 2007 - 00:00

NB: At about the same time this statement was released (a few minutes before the 9th of August), the presidency released a statement announcing that Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge had been dismissed.

NB: At about the same time this statement was released (a few minutes before the 9th of August), the presidency released a statement announcing that Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge had been dismissed.

Deputy-Minister of Health Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge has demonstrated unparalleled political leadership and competence in the struggle for better health-care in South Africa. As Deputy-Minister...

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Wednesday, 8 August 2007 - 00:00

Contents

Contents

  • March against hate crimes and violence against women: Johannesburg, Thursday 9 March (Women's Day), 10am, Meadowlands Stadium.
  • New TAC pamphlet on hate crimes
  • TAC statement on dismissal of Novartis case in India
  • Update on court case against Matthias Rath and Government of South Africa in Cape High Court
  • Letter by Andrew Trench, deputy-editor of the Daily Dispatch, to President Mbeki about Mount Frere Hospital (highly recommended reading)


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Sunday, 29 July 2007 - 00:00

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) National Executive Committee has resolved to mobilise to improve the public health system's mother-to-child transmission prevention programme. Tens of thousands of infants contract HIV every year in South Africa. A government inquiry released in 2006 showed unacceptably high maternal mortality.

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) National Executive Committee has resolved to mobilise to improve the public health system's mother-to-child transmission prevention programme. Tens of...

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Wednesday, 25 July 2007 - 00:00

 Summary

  • Defending Health Rights: a timeline of the court case to restore health services in Khayelitsha.
    • State appeals interim Cape High Court Decision ordering it to restore health services in Khayelitsha.
    • TAC National Executive Committee resolves to mobilise the widest support for sufficient human resources in the health system. &n

       Summary

      • Defending Health Rights: a timeline of the court case to restore health services in Khayelitsha.
        • State appeals interim Cape High Court Decision ordering it to restore...
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