Working for access to quality public healthcare in South Africa since 1998
13 May 2009

TAC Mopani Facilitates Training for Nurses in Kgapane Hospital

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 D...

6 May 2009

Press Statement: HIV is not in recession! TB is not in recession!

Today a coalition of Sub-Saharan HIV/TB activists, which includes TAC, released a press statement demanding that African governments and international funders close the gap on health financing. This comes on the occasion of the Conference of African Ministers of Health in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, w...

6 May 2009

Swine Flu Update

 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 ca...

5 May 2009

Fare Share on Local Government Training for TAC Mopani

 Fair Share is continuing to train TAC members in the issues of governance and community participation. Mr Owatile    Letebele(Fare Share Limpopo Co-ordinator) has been committed in advancing the knowledge of the TAC Mopani members in the above-mentioned issues. This is to equip community members...

30 Apr 2009

Post TAC Ekurhuleni visit

This week I met two remarkable people , remarkable for me because they’ve made it so far and just helped put a bit of perspective on my own situation. I’ve walked away from each encounter with the though that Yes I can Luckyboy at TAC Germiston, must say a list of 40 things that I want to do seem...

27 Apr 2009

REACHING OUT

Less than a year ago i tested positive after being continuosly sick and not getting any better. I started off with a CD4 count of 109 and six months later it has shot up to 341. I am lucky in that I have a family that was ready to support and help but despite this i have been fighting depression,...

3 Apr 2009

HIV is not in recession: TAC and other PWA activists demonstrate peacefully at the IV Southern African AIDS Conference

  On Thursday 2 April, TAC activists together with many other HIV activists held a protest at the 4th Southern African AIDS Conference in Durban. The focus of the protest was ‘HIV is not in recession!’, timed to coincide with the G20 meeting in London and the focus of world leaders on costing a m...

3 Apr 2009

on transit for justice

On the 6th of June 2006 almost three years ago I discovered that I was HIV positive. I was for the first time permanently lost for words, but at least I was finally at peace with why I was dismissed from DHL International a courier company based in Isando few months earlier due to an unknown illn...

27 Mar 2009

TWO YEARS OF STRUGGLE, JUSTICE HAS BEEN SERVED

Update on case no: /CR no.101/06/07 Comrades, This is to update you about the above case that was reported in Lusikisiki and supported by TAC comrades that today was theeeeee day that the perpetrator (Sonwabo Mangcongoza) was found guilty by the lusikisiki court of raping Nomthandazo Radebe who w...

25 Mar 2009

Pope statement

Very important statement on Pope released.

25 Mar 2009

Pope is wrong

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) acknowledges the excellent work done by churches worldwide to address the HIV epidemic. The groundswell of support from churches in caring for people with HIV has often meant that people have access to essential services who would otherwise have suffered and di...

19 Mar 2009

Pope’s comments on condoms are wrong and irresponsible

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) acknowledges the excellent work done by churches worldwide to address the HIV epidemic. The groundswell of support from churches in caring for people with HIV has often meant that people have access to essential services who would otherwise have suffered and di...