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Thursday, 21 January 2010 - 16:28

On 10 December 2010 (International Human Rights Day) TAC had the honour of accepting the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Human Rights Award. TAC Chairperson, Nonkosi Khumalo, and Lusikisiki District Coordinator, Noloyiso Nthamehlo, accepted the award on behalf of TAC. To see photos of the awards cermony click here.

To hear the audio interview with Nonkosi Khumalo please click here.

 

On 10 December 2010 (International Human Rights...

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Thursday, 21 January 2010 - 15:10

TDF-based regimens are now being sold at prices that are competitive with d4T-based regimens. If accessed, these competitive prices will allow the DoH to improve regimens without the need for additional financial resources. The steps laid out in this policy brief must be taken to ensure that these competitive prices are available in South Africa, so that first line d4T-based regimens can be phased out and replaced with TDF-based FDCs.
 

1. MAKING TDF FDCS A 1ST LINE REGIMEN IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR
The majority of patients in South Africa on antiretroviral (ARV) therapy –...

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Monday, 18 January 2010 - 15:29

TAC’s General Secretary, Vuyiseka Dubula, and Chairperson, Nonkosi Khumalo, will be presented with the John M. Lloyd Award in recognition of their leadership in HIV/AIDS. They will be presented the award on 5 March 2010 in Los Angeles, USA. The award, presented by the John M. Lloyd Foundation, is intended to recognize, develop and empower HIV/AIDS advocacy leaders that have not yet been extensively recognized.
The award recognizes the remarkable work of...

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Monday, 18 January 2010 - 15:29

TAC’s General Secretary, Vuyiseka Dubula, and Chairperson, Nonkosi Khumalo, will be presented with the John M. Lloyd Award in recognition of their leadership in HIV/AIDS. They will be presented the award on 5 March 2010 in Los Angeles, USA. The award, presented by the John M. Lloyd Foundation, is intended to recognize, develop and empower HIV/AIDS advocacy leaders that have not yet been extensively recognized.
The award recognizes the remarkable work of these two women in two preeminent HIV/AIDS organizations in South Africa, the Treatment Action Campaign and the AIDS Law Project (...

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Friday, 18 December 2009 - 10:07

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) expresses condolence to the family, children and the ANC on the death of Manto Tshabalala-Msimang. Although we had differences with the former minister of health, we do not wish ill-health or death upon anyone. She played a critical and courageous role in the struggle for liberation. Only history will judge all of us on what we have done to save the lives of thousands of people living with HIV.

Here is an article by Jonathan Berger of the AIDS Law Project on the death of the former health minister.

Recent calls for Dr. Manto Tshabalala-...

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