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Monday, 18 January 2010 - 15:29

TAC’s General Secretary, Vuyiseka Dubula, and Chairperson, Nonkosi Khumalo, will be presented with the John M. Lloyd Award in recognition of their leadership in HIV/AIDS. They will be presented the award on 5 March 2010 in Los Angeles, USA. The award, presented by the John M. Lloyd Foundation, is intended to recognize, develop and empower HIV/AIDS advocacy leaders that have not yet been extensively recognized.
The award recognizes the remarkable work of these two women in two preeminent HIV/AIDS organizations in South Africa, the Treatment Action Campaign and the AIDS Law Project (...

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Friday, 18 December 2009 - 10:07

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) expresses condolence to the family, children and the ANC on the death of Manto Tshabalala-Msimang. Although we had differences with the former minister of health, we do not wish ill-health or death upon anyone. She played a critical and courageous role in the struggle for liberation. Only history will judge all of us on what we have done to save the lives of thousands of people living with HIV.

Here is an article by Jonathan Berger of the AIDS Law Project on the death of the former health minister.

Recent calls for Dr. Manto Tshabalala-...

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Thursday, 10 December 2009 - 16:40

I would like to take the opportunity today, International Human Rights Day, to salute our comrades in the struggle for access to treatment.

First I want to salute some of our fallen comrades - Oupa Fazi, Nkosinathi Magwala, Nomfundo Somana, Edward Mabunda, John Vollenhoven, Dr Steve Andrews, Dr Ivan Toms, Dr Sarah Ann Christianson, Violet Seboni, Thandokazi Kweta, Nandipha Makeke, Lorna Mlofana, Thabisile Mabuya and others.

Also,...

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Wednesday, 9 December 2009 - 10:19

TAC staff and members in the Mopani, Limpopo picketed at Giyani in Kholehala Village as part of events to commemorate World AIDS Day.

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Wednesday, 9 December 2009 - 10:15

10th December is marked globally as an International Human Rights Day. On this day the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) celebrates its eleventh anniversary. We are celebrating 11 years of hard work to ensure that every person living with HIV has access to quality comprehensive prevention and treatment services to live a healthy life. It is befitting that on this day the TAC will be receiving the Human Rights Award of the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Foundation.

TAC is also carrying out a week of action as part of our birthday celebration and to sustain activism arould World AIDS Day....

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