Wednesday, 26 November 2014 - 16:05

·       TAC pulls out all the stops to keep our heartbeat alive as we mark 10 years of ARVs 
·       Justice Edwin Cameron, Ahmed Kathrada, Barbara Hogan, Claire Johnston, Gail Johnson, Pieter Dirk Uys, Glenda Gray, Vuyiseka Dubula, Jay Naidoo and Justice Johann Kriegler and many others to join TAC Ten Year Reunion and Rededication on World AIDS Day, Monday December 1.
JOHANNESBURG, 26th NOVEMBER 2014: This year marks ten years of antiretrovirals in South Africa. This is a huge milestone and is a cause for celebration. But there are...

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Friday, 7 November 2014 - 15:55

- Don’t treat SANAC as a circus
On Saturday November 8th 2014 a plenary meeting of the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) will take place in Secunda, Mpumalanga. Leaders of the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) will participate in the plenary but we will also picket before the plenary to draw attention to the on-going health crisis in Mpumalanga and to protest at the fact that one year has passed since the TAC handed then Deputy President and SANAC Chairperson evidence and a...

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Wednesday, 5 November 2014 - 17:41

On Monday Daily Maverick journalist Stephen Grootes wrote: “Saving the TAC would give us many things. It would save a voice that South Africans have created that speaks truth to power. A rare, apolitical voice. It would keep alive a network across the country that still saves lives to this day. It would make sure that the war against AIDS occupies more of the centre-stage than it does now, while ensuring our culture changes to embrace those who are positive. And it would make us a better country.”
WHAT: On Thursday 6th November leaders from the Treatment...

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Tuesday, 4 November 2014 - 20:01

Dear Comrades and Friends,

Archbishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu – human rights icon, Nobel Peace Prize winner and friend of the Treatment Action Campaign - calls on your much-needed support to save the Treatment Action Campaign.

Today the future of the Treatment Action Campaign, South Africa’s most iconic and successful post-apartheid health and human rights movement, is at threat.

Donor priorities have changed and funding for...

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Saturday, 1 November 2014 - 17:26

Tomorrow activists from the Treatment Action Campaign and SECTION27 will run the Soweto Marathon wearing their distinctive HIV positive vests, singing, and handing out condoms on route. The Soweto Marathon marks the start of a month long fundraising drive, which aims to raise much needed funds to continue the critical work of the TAC. 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. A victory on many levels!
Below we hear...

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