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Thursday, 23 October 2008 - 13:08

KHAYELITSHA CHA’S HOSTED AN AWARENESS TO SOCIAL GRANTS

 

On 18 October 2008, Community Health Advocacy (CHA) hosted awareness to Social Grants in Site.B Khayelitsha, where they explained to people how to get an access to Social Grants from the Department of Social Services and they were assisted by Michael Hamnca who is responsible for Social Security in Khayelitsha District, the residents from RR-Section responded in large numbers to this call.  

Thursday, 16 October 2008 - 15:32

YANGA’S COURT CASE POSTPONED, ONCE AGAIN

 

On 13 October 2008,the court case of Yanga Janet who keeps on threatening TAC members, was postponed for 24 November 2008 in Khayelitsha Magistrate Court because his legal representative were new to the case so the ask to be given sometime so that they study the case thoroughly.

Thursday, 16 October 2008 - 10:26

On Saturday 11 October 2008 TAC Khayelitsha hosted 2 very successful TB events at VT Mxenge and SST Branches.

 

On Saturday 11 October 2008 TAC Khayelitsha hosted 2 very successful TB events.

 

VT Mxenge branch held a TB workshop at Nolukholo Hall at Site.B which focused on Pulmonary and Extra Pulmonary diagnostics, treatment and also Infection control. They also emphasised the importance of adherence on treatment and the importance of knowing your TB status and they also told...

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Thursday, 16 October 2008 - 10:09

The following landmark speech was delivered this week by Health Minister Barbara Hogan before an assembly of leading HIV scientists, clinicians and activists. Her opening address to the International HIV

The following landmark speech was delivered this week by Health Minister Barbara Hogan before an assembly of leading HIV scientists, clinicians and activists. Her opening address to the International HIV Vaccine Research Conference, Minister Hogan’s...

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Friday, 10 October 2008 - 14:56

The Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa (ASASA) has upheld a complaint by the Treatment Action Campaign against an advertisement for fraudulent treatment for HIV which appeared in the Sowetan newspaper on 6 June 2008. You can download a copy of ASASA’s ruling here.

The advert in question, placed by Gogo’s Traditional Medicines (GTM), claimed inter alia that:

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