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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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Thursday, 12 July 2007 - 00:00

TAC has learnt from the Positive Women's Network that on Sunday 8 July in Soweto Meadowlands, Sizakele Sigasa, an outreach coordinator at Positive Women’s Network and a lesbian and gay rights activist, and her friend Salome Masooa, were tortured and brutally murdered.  Sizakele was found with her hands tied together by her underpants and her ankles tied together by her shoelaces, with three bullet holes i

TAC has learnt from the Positive Women's Network that on Sunday 8 July in Soweto Meadowlands, Sizakele Sigasa, an outreach coordinator at Positive Women’s Network and a lesbian and...

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