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Monday, 17 November 2008 - 13:32

Last week, TAC learnt that the Free State was experiencing critical, life-threatening shortages of ARVs and had therefore called for a stop to the provincial ART roll-out. The Manager of the province’s ART programme, Dr. Mvula Tshabalala, instructed provincial healthcare workers to stop initiating new patients on ART with the exception of pregnant women.

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Thursday, 13 November 2008 - 14:36

Last week it came to light that the Free State was experiencing critical, life-threatening shortages of ARVs and had therefore called for a stop to the ART roll-out. To read TAC's original statement on the issue please click here. The Manager of the province’s ART programme, Dr. Mvula Tshabalala, instructed provincial healthcare workers to stop initiating new patients on ART with the exception of pregnant women.

The reasons for these ART shortages were alleged financial mismanagement within the provincial Health Department. TAC...

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Tuesday, 11 November 2008 - 15:01

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Today, Tuesday 11 November, the Treatment Action Campaign hosted a press conference to draw attention to our recent global call for affordable access to HPV vaccines for developing countries.

Today, Tuesday 11 November, the Treatment Action Campaign hosted a press conference to draw attention to our recent global call for affordable access to HPV vaccines for developing countries....

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Monday, 10 November 2008 - 13:42

On Friday morning, TAC national offices began receiving phone calls from concerned healthcare workers and journalists requesting information about the antiretroviral (ARV) shortages at public sector health facilities in the Free State province. We have subsequently learned that healthcare workers have been instructed by senior government healthcare officials to stop initiating new patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART), and to halt baseline blood work and treatment literacy programmes in the province.

An anxious healthcare worker has since forwarded TAC a chain of emails sent by...

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Thursday, 30 October 2008 - 16:52

 RAPISTS MUST BE REMOVED FROM OUR SOCIETY!

 

The angry residents and Treatment Action Campaign activists from Mfuleni said  when they marched to Mfuleni Police Station to voice out their anger. After an 8 year old, Sesethu Mcimeli was on her way home, from school and was grabbed by a 24 year old, who took her into his backyard house and he raped her,the raped occured on the 24th of October 2008 later he was arrested and he remains in police custody.

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