Friday, 20 February 2015 - 10:39

The original statement by Equal Education, Social Justice Coalition and Ndifuna Ukwazi is posted here.
We condemn the plan to march today, 20 February, to the offices of the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) in Bloemfontein, by the ANC Youth League (ANCYL), the ANC Women's League (ANCWL), the National Association of People Living with AIDS (NAPWA) in the Free State, and the Men’s Sector of the...

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Thursday, 19 February 2015 - 17:44

-        Free State ANCYL, Free State NAPWA and Men’s Sector of Provincial AIDS Council to march against TAC in response to our campaign to “Fire Benny”
-        TAC remains committed to improving the healthcare system in Free State and calls for the urgent dismissal of MEC for Health, Benny Malakoane
It has come to our attention that the ANC Youth League (ANCYL) in the Free State, the National Association of People Living with AIDS (NAPWA) in the Free State and the Men’s Sector of the Free State Provincial AIDS Council will march to the...

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Thursday, 12 February 2015 - 08:53

Hot off the press!
ANC fires Free State MEC of Health, Dr Benny Malakoane. Read all about it in the (Not the) Free State Post. Other features include leaked documents outlining Premier of Free State, Ace Magashule's plan to turnaround the crisis in the Free State health system, and Chaos at the ANC Lekgotla as fighting breaks out in the ANC ranks. 
The position of the MEC of Health in the Free State is currently being advertised. ...

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Friday, 6 February 2015 - 11:10

TAC in 2015: Time to Fix the Healthcare System
6TH FEBRUARY 2015: At the beginning of 2015 the role that the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) needs to play in South Africa’s fledgling democracy is clearer than ever. As in many spheres of our public service, the healthcare system is breaking down. Vacancy rates are unacceptably high, morale is low, clinics and hospitals regularly run out of medicines and equipment, ambulances take hours to arrive, if they arrive at all – and at the end it is our brothers and sisters, children and parents, friends,...

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Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 10:20

THURSDAY 5th FEBRUARY, CAPE TOWN: Yesterday, on World Cancer Day , People Living With Cancer – a South African support group representing thousands of patients – publically signed on to support the Fix the Patent Laws campaign. The campaign aims to ensure access to affordable medicines for all people living in South Africa including those affected by cancer. The campaign was started in November 2011 by the Treatment Action Campaign, Doctors without Borders and SECTION27.
“Often the price tags on cancer drugs in this country are unacceptably high. Newer, more...

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