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Tuesday, 12 February 2008 - 00:00

On 12 February 2008, TAC and the AIDS Law Project (ALP) made a submission to the Panel for the Independent Assessment of Parliament. About 30 TAC members attended the session and also heard an excellent submission from the Legal Resources Centre.

"The Constitution places specific obligations on Parliament which are essential to maintaining our democratic form of government. Amongst these requirements are the obligations to involve the public in the legislative process, provide guidance and limits on the powers of the executive, and maintain active oversight over the actions of...

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Thursday, 7 February 2008 - 00:00

Contents

Contents

  • Introduction to essay on Politics, Human Rights and Poor Global Health by Mark Heywood
  • Update on the Support Good Governance -- Support Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge Fund
  • Resolutions of the 12th Joint Civil Society Monitoring Forum

 

Introduction to essay on Politics, Human Rights and Poor Global Health by Mark Heywood

Can Campaigns to Prevent and Treat HIV and AIDS Revive and Strengthen Campaigns for the Right to Health, Access to Legal Services and Social...

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Thursday, 31 January 2008 - 23:15

Plea for donations to church so that it can continue to support the people seeking refuge there

31 January 2008, 11:15pm (GMT+2)

Plea for donations to church so that it can continue to support the people seeking refuge there

31 January 2008, 11:15pm (GMT+2)

People in Zimbabwe face food and medicine shortages, torture, the loss of their democratic rights and the breakdown of society and the rule of law. Many have sought protection and survival in South Africa and other countries....

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Wednesday, 30 January 2008 - 00:00

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) would like to invite submissions for the cover page of its Youth and HIV Issue of Equal Treatment. Equal Treatment is the magazine of TAC and has a wide readership across Southern Africa. For our first issue focusing specifically on youth we are looking for photographs and/or illustrations and/or other types of graphics for the cover page. Although the issues in the magazine focus specifically upon HIV, we are open to creative submissions of almost any kind.

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) would like to invite submissions for the cover page of...

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Wednesday, 30 January 2008 - 00:00

 

Some progress, but serious problems remain

 

Some progress, but serious problems remain

 

The TAC welcomes the Department of Health’s announcement on Friday 25 January of a new national protocol for the Prevention-of-Mother-to-Child-Transmission of HIV (PMTCT). Central to the new policy is the introduction of dual-antiretroviral prophylaxis, consisting of nevirapine plus AZT, for preventing mother-to-child-transmission of HIV rather than the single-dose nevirapine regimen...

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