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Wednesday, 9 December 2009 - 09:59

International agency Oxfam today welcomed the prestigious Human Rights Award given to the South African HIV and AIDS organization the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung/ Foundation.

The TAC has been an Oxfam partner in South Africa for several years.

Oxfam ambassador and TAC supporter Annie Lennox said: "I am absolutely delighted that the TAC have been awarded the prestigious FES Human Rights Award 2009 for the extraordinary achievement they have accomplished so far."
 

TAC receives human rights award
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Tuesday, 8 December 2009 - 10:58

Members of Treatment Action Campaign picketed and handed over the memorandum to the Mopani Executive Mayor and The Acting Manager for Mopani Department of Health. Amongst other demands, they said they need commitment from political leaders and government administrators in implementing HIV and AIDS programmes. Must unfreeze the accreditation of primary health care centre for rollout of Anti-Retroviral treatment. 

The picket was staged during the World AIDS Day commemoration at Khakhala village in Giyani

Members of Treatment Action Campaign picketed and handed over the...

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Thursday, 3 December 2009 - 10:25




Following on other important speeches in recent months, President Zuma’s World AIDS Day address reaffirmed government’s new-found commitment to fighting HIV/AIDS in an open, serious, and evidence-based manner. TAC welcomes the president’s call for people to get tested and his public admission of having taken HIV tests himself.

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Friday, 27 November 2009 - 14:38

TAC messages for World Aids Day

“South Africa is taking responsibity”

Resources for health to meet the National Strategic Plan (2007-2011) targets: towards universal access to treatment now!

Click on the link to read TAC's statement and see events planned...

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Tuesday, 24 November 2009 - 11:59

A goal of the HIV & AIDS and STI Strategic Plan for South Africa 2007-2011 (NSP) is to reduce new infections by half over the five-year period of the plan. Is it difficult to measure progress towards this goal because of a lack of reliable data on HIV incidence. Nevertheless, policy improvements around voluntary male medical circumcision and prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) will significantly reduce new infections.

This is the first part of a two-part TAC policy brief. This part deals with voluntary male medical circumcision and the next one, which will be...

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