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Tuesday, 8 December 2009 - 10:58

Members of Treatment Action Campaign picketed and handed over the memorandum to the Mopani Executive Mayor and The Acting Manager for Mopani Department of Health. Amongst other demands, they said they need commitment from political leaders and government administrators in implementing HIV and AIDS programmes. Must unfreeze the accreditation of primary health care centre for rollout of Anti-Retroviral treatment. 

The picket was staged during the World AIDS Day commemoration at Khakhala village in Giyani

Members of Treatment Action Campaign picketed and handed over the...

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Thursday, 3 December 2009 - 10:25




Following on other important speeches in recent months, President Zuma’s World AIDS Day address reaffirmed government’s new-found commitment to fighting HIV/AIDS in an open, serious, and evidence-based manner. TAC welcomes the president’s call for people to get tested and his public admission of having taken HIV tests himself.

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Friday, 27 November 2009 - 14:38

TAC messages for World Aids Day

“South Africa is taking responsibity”

Resources for health to meet the National Strategic Plan (2007-2011) targets: towards universal access to treatment now!

Click on the link to read TAC's statement and see events planned...

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Tuesday, 24 November 2009 - 11:59

A goal of the HIV & AIDS and STI Strategic Plan for South Africa 2007-2011 (NSP) is to reduce new infections by half over the five-year period of the plan. Is it difficult to measure progress towards this goal because of a lack of reliable data on HIV incidence. Nevertheless, policy improvements around voluntary male medical circumcision and prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) will significantly reduce new infections.

This is the first part of a two-part TAC policy brief. This part deals with voluntary male medical circumcision and the next one, which will be...

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Friday, 20 November 2009 - 09:44

Bishop Rubin Phillip’s statement on the detention of the Kennedy 13.

‘After their 6th inconclusive bail hearing today, it is now abundantly clear that the legal process for the Kennedy 13 is a complete travesty of justice… I am, tonight, issuing a call for the immediate release of the Kennedy Thirteen from prison on the grounds that justice has been delayed far beyond the point at which it was clear that it had been denied.’
 

Grave Concerns about the Detention without Trial
of the Kennedy Thirteen:

This Travesty Must End

18 November 2009

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