Working for access to quality public healthcare in South Africa since 1998
6 May 2010

AIDS activists detained by Tanzanian Authorities at World Economic Forum on Africa

On Wednesday 5 May, the opening day of the World Economic Forum on Africa (WEF) in Dar Es Salaam, a group of nine AIDS activists from across the continent were detained for questioning by Tanzanian authorities after they handed over a memorandum entitled “Health is Wealth”, which emphasised the n...

5 May 2010

African activists decry backtracking on health funding commitments at opening of World Economic Forum on Africa

4 May 2010, Dar Es Salaam – Donors and African governments are making callous and unwise decisions on funding commitments to HIV and global health, according to a group of African health and human rights activists gathered in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, to carry out strategic planning and advocacy i...

20 Apr 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...

9 Apr 2010

TAC Khayelitsha is honored by DOH for Exceptional condom distribution.

  TAC Khayelitsha was honoured on the 12th March 2010 by the department of health for being the NGO organization with the most condoms distribution in the Western Cape. TAC was awarded a certificate of excellence by the Western Cape Department of Health.  The award was accepted by our dedicated ...

1 Apr 2010

Annie Lennox visits TAC Khayelitsha

On 30 March, Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) member and world renowned musician Annie Lennox visited TAC’s Khayelitsha office to film the activities of TAC’s prevention and treatment literacy programme. Lennox is the founder of the ‘SING Campaign’, which raises money for programmes that support w...

26 Mar 2010

Join the debate on India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Policy

IBSA is a trilateral, developmental initiative between India, Brazil and South Africa to strengthen South-South cooperation and policy dialogue & coordination among these major emerging countries. Do you have any thoughts and ideas about the following?: – What is the role of the emerging countrie...

17 Mar 2010

John M. Lloyd AIDS Leadership Award

Congratulations to our leaders, Vuyiseka Dubula and Nonkosi Khumalo, for receiving the 2010 John M. Lloyd AIDS Leadership Award.

17 Mar 2010

TAC Condemns Homophobia in Africa

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) strongly condemns homophobia in all its forms. TAC is concerned about the inhuman and homophobic legislation being proposed in Uganda and a wider crackdown against gays and lesbians in other African countries. TAC demands the decriminalisation of all consensual...

2 Mar 2010


TAC is concerned about the lack of human and financial resources to meet universal access targets and the international trend away from funding HIV/AIDS programmes. Over the next two weeks TAC’s female leadership will be involved in a number of international activities to ensure that meeting univ...

19 Feb 2010

TAC Lusikisiki distributes condoms for the Local AIDS Council

TAC Lusikisiki distributed 60 800 during Condom Week in the Flagstaff CBD. Condoms were supplied by the Department of Health and distributed in support of Ingquza Local AIDS Council on 9 February. Condom week, held every February, was initiated by the Local AIDS Council to distribute condoms in t...

10 Feb 2010

PEPFAR Threatened: What does this mean for HIV treatment and prevention programmes?

American leaders are currently discussing the future of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, PEPFAR. Global health activists and experts have warned that these discussions could lead to reduced funding for, and threaten the autonomy of, PEPFAR in a period of declining donor interest in...

28 Jan 2010


Let me break-it-down, my Child! When you die – as I have many times before – yes that’s right! The Stream of your Life runs dry, The hour of Kalunga – God of death has come. The Body temporarily forfeits the right to travel the Earth! And my Soul and Spirit passes-on To the next Dimensions of the...