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Sunday, 26 October 2014 - 13:50

Qhaba Mosuli will be part of the TAC’s 42km bus in the Soweto Marthon on Sunday 2nd November and he is calling for your much needed sponsorship and support! This man has in his short three year running career managed to run more than 10 marathons including the Two Oceans, Comrades, Cape Town and Soweto marathons. 
 
Question: Why do you run?
Answer: One of the reasons is to have an active body and mind. Also I run so as to raise awareness around HIV and Aids and to help de-stigmatise the disease.
 
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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 09:56

Vuyiseka is a TAC member from Cape Town openly living with HIV. On Sunday 2nd November Vuyiseka will be running the 42km Soweto Marathon and she is calling for your much needed sponsorship and support!
 
Back in 2012 the TAC formed a famous 'bus' in the Soweto Marathon made up of over 100 people. This helped a group of runners living with HIV to sing and run to the finish line of their first ever marathon. It was a victory on many levels. After that the TAC launched a group called “Runners and Walkers for Health”, of which Vuyiseka...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 12:52

Meet Tantaswa Ndlelana.
 
Tantaswa is a TAC member from Gugulethu openly living with HIV. On Sunday 2nd November Tantaswa is running the 42km Soweto Marathon and she is calling for your much needed sponsorship and support!
 
Back in 2012 the TAC formed a famous 'bus' in the Soweto Marathon made up of over 100 people. This helped a group of runners living with HIV to sing and run to the finish line of their first ever marathon. It was a victory on many levels. After that the TAC launched a group called “Runners and Walkers...

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Monday, 20 October 2014 - 10:43

October 20th, 2014—PRETORIA: Patients, doctors and members of civil society meet today with government experts to plot a course for quickly reforming South Africa’s patent laws, so that people can access the life-saving medicines they need at affordable prices. The National Summit on Intellectual Property (IP) and Access to Medicines in Pretoria was organised by the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) which is leading the “Fix the Patents Laws’ coalition of 13 other civil society organisations.
 
“My husband took out two loans amounting to R70,000 and my father felt it was his duty...

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Thursday, 16 October 2014 - 16:55

Media are invited to a National Summit on Intellectual Property (IP) and Access to Medicines organised by the “Fix the Patent Laws” campaign (led by the Treatment Action Campaign and a coalition of 13 civil society organisations) in Pretoria, on Monday, 20th October 2014.
 
One year after the public comment period closed on the draft policy, the government has yet to produce a final policy that will prevent abusive practices by pharmaceutical companies...

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