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Tuesday, 27 February 2007 - 00:00

 

President Mbeki has appointed Transport Minister Jeff Radebe as the Acting Health Minister.

 

President Mbeki has appointed Transport Minister Jeff Radebe as the Acting Health Minister.

TAC welcomes the President's effort to address the problem of leadership in the Department of Health following the illness of the Minister of Health. We wish the Minister and her family well at this difficult time.

However, we are concerned about the amount of time Minister Jeff Radebe, who will now have two concurrent portfolios, will be able to dedicate to leading the...

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Wednesday, 21 February 2007 - 00:00

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  • Tenofovir Campaign details and memo

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    • Tenofovir Campaign details and memo

    • Response to City Press poor reporting on microbicide trial by Mark Heywood (AIDS Law Project and TAC) and Francois Venter (Southern African HIV Clinicians Society) as published in City Press

    TAC mobilises over tenofovir

     

    Tomorrow, 22 February, TAC will be holding demonstrations around the country demanding the registration of tenofovir (see ...

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Tuesday, 20 February 2007 - 00:00

 By Nathan Geffen

Published in the Cape Times on 20 February 2007

 By Nathan Geffen

Published in the Cape Times on 20 February 2007

http://www.capetimes.co.za/index.php?fArticleId=3690322

In 1997, Judge Edwin Cameron nearly died of AIDS. Last year, at over 50, he cycled the Argus race. Cameron is alive and healthy today because of the science of medicine. His story is not unusual. Today, most people with AIDS who can access antiretroviral treatment can live almost normal...

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Thursday, 15 February 2007 - 00:00

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  • Joint TAC/MSF statement: Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu calls on Novartis to drop Indian court case

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    • Joint TAC/MSF statement: Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu calls on Novartis to drop Indian court case

    • Church leaders call on Novartis to drop Indian court case

     

    Also see letter by US Congressman Henry A. Waxman to Novartis, Chair of the House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform:...

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Friday, 12 January 2007 - 00:00

The Treatment Action Campaign would like to inform the public and the media that it refuses to waste public resources in dignifying Anthony Brink's lunatic call for the International Criminal Court to prosecute its chairperson Zackie Achmat.

Anthony Brink's actions serve only to insult the rationality of all sane people a

The Treatment Action Campaign would like to inform the public and the media that it refuses to waste public resources in dignifying Anthony Brink's lunatic call for the International Criminal Court to prosecute its chairperson Zackie Achmat.

Anthony...

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