Working for access to quality public healthcare in South Africa since 1998
17 July 2017

Goederede Clinic – still failing patients

KWAGGAFONTEIN, 17th JULY 2017 – Today 50 members of the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) in Mpumalanga are picketing outside Goederede Clinic because of its failure to provide adequate healthcare services to the community. Patients who use the clinic face excessive waiting times, poor staff attitu...

13 July 2017

No end to the crisis at Thelle Mogoerane Hospital

In September last year, TAC Vosloorus marched to Thelle Mogoerane Hospital to highlight the ongoing crisis at the facility and demanded urgent intervention by the provincial health department. Yet, to date, the crisis continues to threaten people’s health, rights and lives. During an unannounced ...

27 August 2015

“Why are Our Babies Dying and Being Born with Disabilities?”

CAPE TOWN, 27th AUGUST 2015: 1,000 mothers, pregnant women and activists marched to the Western Cape Provincial Parliament today demanding to know “why our babies are dying and being born with disabilities.” They are demanding urgent action to address the ongoing problems in accessing quality mat...

1 December 2014

1st December is World AIDS day – A Time to Reflect and Rededicate

JOHANNESBURG, 1st DECEMBER 2014: The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) marks World AIDS Day 2014 at an Activist’s Reunion in central Johannesburg. At 11am 150 leaders from HIV affected communities, law, entertainment, medicine, research and the media will come together. They come together to recall...

13 March 2012

TAC embarks on a local fundraising drive

With the global shift in funding priorities, crucial funding for HIV programmes has dwindled but the need for such funding still remains. The dwindling of funds affects many local programmes that are heavily dependent on traditional donors in order to survive and continue making a difference in s...

27 October 2011

Activists running for health

  APPEAL FOR SUPPORT FOR HIV ACTIVISTS WHO ARE RUNNIG FOR HEALTH! The runners for health, a group of activists from the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) are taking up the challenge to encourage other fellow activists and ordinary people living with HIV to join this new wellness and physical health...

7 September 2011

TAC – Taking HAART: Our history is now at a theatre near you!

  The Treatment Action Campign’s struggle for antiretroviral treatment has been captured in a beautiful documentary produced by Community Media Trust. The documentary starts showing at the Tri-Continental Film Festival tommorrow! Watch this one-minute trailer. Taking HAART provides a fly on the ...

3 June 2011

Improving Health: TAC at work – Saving the Future, TAC Ekurhuleni working in schools

The learners of Katlehong and Thuto Pele High Schools in the southern region of Ekurhuleni are benefitting from much more than the normal school curriculum. Nthabiseng Maretlane a TAC Community Health Advocate and Dikeledi Senong, Prevention and Treatment Literacy Practitioner in the area are giv...

30 September 2010

TAC District Newsletters – Quarter 2

    Click here to see district newsletters for the period June – August 2010

10 August 2010

Social Justice Organisations denounce the arrest of Sunday Times journalist, Mzilikazi wa Afrika

This week Mzilikazi wa Afrika, a Sunday Times journalist, was arrested in Rosebank Johannesburg. The circumstances, manner and cause of his arrest all seem to point to intimidation by the state and attempts to suppress freedom of expression. The right to free expression and freedom of the press a...

20 April 2010

TAC remembers Andrew Warlick

Andrew Warlick passed away tragically on Sunday 11 April 2010. His loss comes as a shock to many, and in particular the many within TAC whose lives he has touched. Andrew was a TAC employee and member for five years. During the years of AIDS denialism, Andrew worked in TAC’s policy, communication...

8 December 2009

Another Picket in Follow Up for Resources for Health Campain in Mopani

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 AID...