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Wednesday, 10 December 2008 - 16:02

The 16 days of activism were concluded at Nkanini, in Khayelitsha

 

 The 16 days of activism were concluded at Nkanini, in Khayelitsha by Treatment Action Campaign in collaboration with Simelela, where it was demonstrated by means of drama that rape and gender based violence can not be tolerated and it must be reported.     

Wednesday, 10 December 2008 - 10:25
Tuesday, 9 December 2008 - 12:27

Daily we hear about the horrific conditions in Zimbabwe. In the past three weeks, the complete collapse of public health system and sanitation infrastructure has developed into a major cholera epidemic, which has not only extended to the entire country but also into South Africa. Authorities have closed the country's two main hospitals in Harare, including maternity wards. Essential medicines are not available to treat diseases that the government's gross negligence has exacerbated. Antiretroviral therapy for HIV/AIDS patients and TB treatment has been severely disrupted. Recently, the...

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Monday, 8 December 2008 - 16:55



TAC Khayelitsha with its allies hosted a Zip-Zap Circus in Khayelitsha

 

TAC Khayelitsha with its allies hosted a Zip-Zap Circus in Khayelitsha, Oliver Tambo hall. The main idea was to create awareness about HIV PREVENTION, ADHERENCE and ...

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Monday, 8 December 2008 - 00:14

At a press conference last month, the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) called for price deductions on the two Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccines, manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline and Merck.

HPV is a common sexually transmitted infection, and some strains of the disease cause cervical cancer. In South Africa, cervical cancer is the most commonly diagnosed form of cancer. Approximately 7,000 women develop cervical cancer each year, and approximately one in 26 women in South Africans will develop cervical cancer in her lifetime....

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