Thursday, 14 May 2009 - 11:25

On 07 May 2009, TAC Ekurhuleni hosted a consultative meeting on Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) for 22 men and women from the North, East and South regions of the district. The meeting was facilitated by Nomfundo “Nono’ Eland who is the national coordinator for the Women’s Rights Campaign in TAC. This was to discuss issues around health services and education about sexual and reproductive health and how to address these within the district. Ekurhuleni is one of the districts with a very high rate of gender based violence, particularly rape and hate crime against lesbians, men having...

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Wednesday, 13 May 2009 - 16:43

The TAC Mopani’s Prevention Treatment Literacy Team has conducted one day training for the nursing students at the Kgapane Hospital on the 6 May 2009. The training was conducted by Tebogo Makhalemela and Wisani Maluleke who are the Prevention Treatment Literacy Practitioners deployed for Mopani District. They were also assisted by the programme Co-ordinator in the district, Lester Baloyi. The training will continue once per month as a supporting HIV and AIDS modules for the nursing students who are going to finish their course in March 2010. Kgapane Hospital is located under the Greater...

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Tuesday, 12 May 2009 - 19:39

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) welcomes the appointment of Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi as the Minister of Health, and the re-appointment of Dr. Molefi Sefularo as the Deputy Minister of Health. Both the Health Minister and the Deputy Health Minister have an immense responsibility to protect the health and human rights of people in South Africa, and to achieve the targets laid out by the National Strategic Plan for HIV/AIDS 2007 –...

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Wednesday, 6 May 2009 - 15:36








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Wednesday, 6 May 2009 - 12:56

 According to the World Health Organisation’s most recent update Mexico has reported 822 laboratory confirmed cases and 29 deaths of H1N1 virus – the official name for ‘swine flu’. Only one other death occurred outside of Mexico and this was in the USA, where the number of confirmed laboratory cases stands at 403. In total 22 countries have officially reported infections of H1N1; South Africa is not amongst those countries. The WHO is not recommending restriction of travel or closure of borders and stresses that you cannot contract the virus from eating well-cooked pork meat and other pork...

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