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HIV/Aids treatment stalling - TAC

2014-12-01 21:27

Treatment Action Campaign members have marked the 10th anniversary of their court victory that brought the government to provide drugs to Aids patients, in Johannesburg.

Group protest in support of SANDF HIV case

2014-07-29 21:13

About 100 people protested outside the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria to support a case involving SANDF members allegedly unfairly discriminated against.

Could legalising sex work stop HIV spread?

2014-07-23 09:49

A study claims that scrapping laws banning sex work would almost halve the number of new HIV infections in next decade. Would that work in SA? News24 investigates.

SAHRC criticises health workers’ arrest

2014-07-11 13:15

The SA Human Rights Commission has criticised the arrest of more than 100 health workers for staging a sit-in at the Free State health department.

Cosatu wants health workers freed

2014-07-10 14:29

Cosatu says more than 100 community health workers arrested in Bloemfontein must be released and charges against them dropped.

Free State health care workers sleep over

2014-07-09 22:22

Free State health care workers have staged an overnight sit-in at the province's health headquarters known as Bophelo House.

TAC wants Free State health MEC suspended

2014-07-03 12:37

The Treatment Action Campaign has called for the suspension of the Free State's health MEC and for a full disclosure of the province's health finances, due to the province's crumbling health system.

Netcare sabotaging market inquiry - TAC

2014-05-28 14:30

The Treatment Action Campaign has accused Netcare of trying to delay and intimidate the market inquiry into the private health sector.

Free State hardest hit by meds shortage - TAC

2014-03-20 15:41

The Treatment Action Campaign says the Free State has been hardest hit by medicine shortages for HIV and tuberculosis.

Uganda gay law regrettable – activists

2014-02-25 10:38

Activists have denounced the signing of a law that discriminates against homosexuals in Uganda saying it “violates the right to non-discrimination and freedom of expression”.

TAC hits out at Pharmagate

2014-01-17 16:00

TAC and Section 27 have expressed outrage about an alleged campaign to halt the manufacture of cheaper medicine.

1 in 5 SA clinics short of HIV/Aids drugs

2013-11-29 06:40

One in five South African clinics are running short of life-saving HIV/Aids drugs, affecting nearly half a million people.

Stop handing out patents - TAC

2013-10-17 14:21

Several activist groups have handed over a submission to the Department of Trade and Industry that could lead to affordable medicine.

Health coalition calls for intervention

2013-10-14 22:40

The Eastern Cape Health Crisis Action Coalition is set to approach the premier to intervene in its call for drastic action to improve the province's health care system.

Denosa joins call for improved services

2013-09-12 22:15

Democratic Nursing Organisation of SA is set to join a march by the Eastern Cape Health Crisis Action Coalition to the health MEC's office in Bisho, demanding improved services.

Leaders have failed to deliver - Ramphele

2013-09-12 17:53

Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele says the incompetence displayed by the Eastern Cape health department is a glaring example of the government's betrayal.

More backing for EE's norms campaign

2013-06-21 14:34

The Treatment Action Campaign and Social Justice Coalition have supported Equal Education's campaign for minimum norms and standards for school infrastructure.

Condoms won't lead to more sex - EE, TAC

2012-10-16 07:21

Providing condoms to schools will not increase sexual activity among young people, say Equal Education and the Treatment Action Campaign.

Worries over 'dangerous' circumcisions

2012-08-23 22:33

The public protector will investigate the ongoing use of a "dangerous" device used for circumcisions, which is clamped over the foreskin of a man's penis for seven to 10 days until the foreskin falls off.

TAC supports new HIV plan

2011-12-01 09:04

Aids lobby group, the Treatment Action Campaign, has welcomed the launch of a new strategic plan to fight HIV, the organisation says.

Aids fund 'running out of money'

2011-11-28 15:08

The Global Fund to fight Aids, TB and malaria is in financial crisis as donors scale down on their commitments, HIV groups have warned.

TAC faces closure due to funding

2011-11-24 07:22

Aids lobby group The Treatment Action Campaign says it faces possible closure in January, primarily because the health department has delayed a R6.5m grant payment.

Mogoeng answers critics in JSC interview

2011-09-03 12:00

The Judicial Service's Commission has given Constitutional Court judge Mogoeng Mogoeng the opportunity to answer his critics.

Groups lodge objection to Mogoeng

2011-08-26 13:09

A number of civil rights groups reportedly plan to object to the nomination of Mogoeng Mogoeng as chief justice based on previous controversial judgments relating to violence against women.

TAC: ARVs to save state time and money

2011-08-13 11:24

Opening up government antiretroviral (ARV) treatment to more HIV patients will save the state time and money in the future, the Treatment Action Campaign says.

 

TAC not facing imminent closure

2014-09-30 22:46

The Treatment Action Campaign is not facing imminent closure, but will have to make "tough decisions" if it does not get more funding.

Could legalising sex work stop HIV spread?

2014-07-23 10:27

A study claims that scrapping laws banning sex work would almost halve the number of new HIV infections in next decade. Will that work in SA? News24 investigates.

Free State health workers released

2014-07-11 18:24

More than 100 health workers arrested for staging a sit-in at the Free State health department have appeared in the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court.

Union wants answers from Free State MEC

2014-07-11 11:03

Free State health MEC Benny Malakoane must explain his department's actions against community healthcare workers, the Health and Other Services Personnel Trade Union of SA says.

Free State health workers arrested over sit-in

2014-07-10 08:37

More than 100 community health workers have been arrested in Bloemfontein for staging a peaceful sit-in at the health department, the TAC says.

Official gets ICU bed over dying woman - report

2014-07-04 11:39
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A critically ill woman died after being denied an ICU bed at a Free State hospital because provincial ANC officials ordered that a high-ranking office bearer be admitted to ICU, according to a report.

Parliament readies for State of the Nation address

2014-06-17 05:00

Preparations are well under way at Parliament ahead of President Jacob Zuma's seventh State of the Nation address.

ANC, DA understand health issues - TAC

2014-04-03 19:33

The ANC and DA have a good understanding of health issues, the Treatment Action Campaign says.

Stop patent exploitation, urge activists

2014-03-13 17:13

Health activists have marched on the offices of the Department of Trade and Industry to demand the urgent implementation of patient-friendly legislation.

TAC, Section27 outraged by drug patent plot

2014-01-17 19:03

An alleged campaign planned by multinational pharmaceutical companies against proposed South African patent laws has been met with outrage.

TAC thanks icon Mandela

2013-12-06 10:20

Former president Nelson Mandela made a powerful statement against stigma affecting people with HIV and Aids, the Treatment Action Campaign says.

Stop handing out patents - TAC

2013-10-18 05:00

Several activist groups have handed over a submission to the Department of Trade and Industry that could lead to affordable medicine.

Stop handing out patents – TAC

2013-10-17 12:20

Several activist groups have handed over a submission to the Department of Trade and Industry that could lead to affordable medicine.

Eastern Cape hospital CEO faces axe - minister

2013-09-19 19:29

Plans are afoot to suspend the CEO of the Holy Cross Hospital in the Eastern Cape and its nursing manager, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says.

Eastern Cape health report lied - dept

2013-09-12 20:42

The Eastern Cape health department has dismissed allegations by the Treatment Action Campaign and Section 27 that the province's health system was collapsing.

SA holds promise of cheaper medicine

2013-09-09 20:32

The country's draft intellectual property policy sets the stage for changes in the pharmaceutical sector and could lower the price of medicines, rights groups say.

Achmat: I'll leave ANC if Zuma re-elected

2012-11-28 11:31
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Activist Zackie Achmat says he will surrender his ANC membership if President Jacob Zuma is given a second term as leader of the ANC in Mangaung.

KZN health rejects TAC concerns

2012-08-29 13:08

The KwaZulu-Natal health department has rejected the Treatment Action Campaign's concerns over a device used to perform male circumcisions.

Strategic Aids plan widely welcomed

2011-12-01 12:44

Cosatu and the National Union of Mineworkers have joined the TAC in welcoming the expected launch of a new strategic plan to fight HIV.

Aids funding cuts will affect millions

2011-11-28 21:40

A $1.6bn cut in funding for Aids treatment could affect millions of people as donors failed to meet commitments to the Global Fund, campaigners say.

Health: TAC not closing down

2011-11-24 21:16

Aids lobby group Treatment Action Campaign is not closing down, the health department says.

Hospital CEOs moved amid graft probe

2011-10-09 19:38

Three hospital chief executive officers in Mpumalanga have been moved to other hospitals amid allegations of corruption.

TAC protests at Mogoeng interview

2011-09-03 10:45

Aids activists have danced inside the Cape Town Convention Centre ahead of the Judicial Services Commission's interview with Chief Justice nominee Mogoeng Mogoeng.

Arms man's quack Aids 'miracle'

2011-08-14 15:45

At least 700 people have been treated in the last year alone using a controversial and unregulated radio-magnetic therapy for HIV, spawned by South Africa’s arms deal.

Reaction to NHI positive but concerns raised

2011-08-12 22:28
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Reaction to the release of the government's green paper on National Health Insurance has been marked by support, in principle, tempered with concerns.

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