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TAC and RuDASA Eastern Cape Health Consultations
16 May 2013: 9 for 10am to 1pm: Mthatha Town Hall,
Leeds Rd (between Owen & York) - Hosted by the District AIDS Council
18 May 2013: 9 for 10am to 1pm: East London, Turnbull Park Club, 48 Paterson Street
The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and the Rural Doctors Association of Southern Africa (RuDASA), in partnership with the Rural Health Advocacy Project (RHAP), SECTION27 and the Budget Expenditure...
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The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) special Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place on the 18th – 19th April 2013 at the Booysens Hotel in Johannesburg. 250 TAC members from across the country came together to reflect on progress made over the last two and half years regarding the resolutions that were taken at TAC’s fourth National Congress in 2010, to reflect on challenges encountered and to give direction to the organisation for the next term leading up to the next National Congress in 2015.
Read the full statement...
The Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, announced in December last year that the Department of health will be rolling-out a Fixed Dose Combination (FDC) antiretroviral pill that combines three drugs into one. With this FDC many patients will only take one pill, once a day. This one pill contains the individual medicines Efavirenz (EFV), Tenofovir (TDF) and Emtricitabine FTC).
The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and the National Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS (NAPWA) welcome the introduction of this FDC into the public health sector. If introduced properly,...
On the 28th of March the Department of Health hosted a National Health Consulatative Forum at the Birchwood Hotel in Johannesburg.
Below are three of the presentations from the consultation.
On 9 – 10 November 2012, the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), SECTION27 and the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) brought together global treatment activists to discuss guiding principles and access maximising provisions for terms and conditions that should be sought in the licenses negotiated by the MPP and others.
By reaching civil society consensus on a number of key issues and setting terms and conditions to be sought in licenses, civil society will have a tool to campaign around, as well as to assess future licenses negotiated by the MPP as well as other voluntary licenses...