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...Read more
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 ...Read more
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....Read more
YANGA COURT CASE BEING POSTPONED ONCE, AGAIN!!!
Yanga Janet who had been intimidating and threatening TAC members in Harare Khayelitsha. Janet had been one of the four accused in the Nandipha Makeke`s rape and murder case and the case sat on the 24th November 2008 and it was postponed to the 5th February 2008 because the matter was forwarded to the National Prosecuting Authority(NPA) because of the witnesses who wanted to withdraw from the case.