Working for access to quality public healthcare in South Africa since 1998
In the run up to World TB Day in March 2018, TAC assessed the state of TB infection control in a number of clinics across South Africa. Of 207 facilities assessed, 145 were found to be in a “RED” state with very poor infection control measures in place.
The “People’s COP 2018” outlines the key gaps in the national HIV and TB response and the community’s priorities for PEPFAR funding. It is critical for people living with HIV that PEPFAR funding is used optimally #PeoplesCOP
TAC joined global protests against Swiss multinational company Novartis to demand that they end the ‘lies, threats and bribes’ towards governments trying to improve access to medicines in their countries.
A recent fact-finding mission and engagement with the community has highlighted a number of ongoing concerns with the service provision at KwaMhlanga Hospital in Nkangala including overcrowding, long waiting times, negligence and bad staff attitudes.