'Drunk' hospital admissions clerk suspended for drinking beer while on duty

2019-04-30 10:21

An admissions clerk who appeared drunk in a video taken at Livingstone Hospital in Port Elizabeth has reportedly been placed on precautionary suspension pending an investigation.

If you want our votes next year, do the right thing - TAC warns Makhura

2018-08-07 15:42

The Treatment Action Campaign has issued a stern warning to Gauteng Premier David Makhura to do the "right thing" or risk losing votes in the upcoming elections.

SA is on the verge of 'chaos' - Zackie Achmat

2017-11-13 09:25

TAC co-founder and anti-apartheid activist Zackie Achmat has warned that South Africa is in an extremely dangerous situation where, unless something is done, a 'moment of chaos' will be created.

Criselda Kananda-Dudumashe will not hold any position at Sanac - Ramaphosa

2017-08-24 14:29

Controversial talk show host Criselda Kananda-Dudumashe will not hold any position in the South African National AIDS Council, its chair Cyril Ramaphosa has assured the TAC.

TAC, Section27 call on Zuma to intervene in Free State hospital strike

2016-09-14 22:46

The Treatment Action Campaign and Section27 have called on President Jacob Zuma to intervene in the Free State where a hospital strike about overtime pay has led to overcrowding at various surrounding hospitals.

TAC marches against Free State health MEC

2016-05-12 12:41

Members of the TAC are marching in Bloemfontein to demand a rapid finalisation of investigations into charges laid against Health MEC Benny Malakoane.

Thabo Mbeki is a coward and his Aids denialism was catastrophic - TAC

2016-03-08 21:30

The Treatment Action Campaign has launched a blistering attack against former president Thabo Mbeki over his contentious stance on Aids, which has killed hundreds of thousands of South Africans.

Treatment Action Campaign receives R14m lifeline

2015-11-23 13:54

This will save the organisation from closing its doors and making it more sustainable in the future.

Free State healthcare system has failed the poor - report

2015-11-10 21:13

The healthcare system in the Free State has failed those who rely on it, according to a report released by the Treatment Action Campaign.

Battle lines drawn as mineworker lawsuit begins

2015-10-12 19:14

In what has been dubbed a David versus Goliath class action lawsuit, mineworkers who contracted a terminal illness while working underground, have begun their court battle against 32 mining giants.


TAC thanks Constitutional Court as it celebrates its 20th anniversary

2018-12-10 12:21

The TAC is celebrating 20 years of existence by leading a symbolic march to the Constitutional Court to thank it for what it has done for people living with HIV.

Life Esidimeni: We are sick of an irresponsible government, says TAC

2018-01-22 19:59

The anticipated arrival of former health MEC Qedani Mahlangu to the Life Esidimeni arbitration hearings has brought out a sea of protesters who say they are tired of deaths at the hands of an uncaring government.

SA's Aids plan does not fix infrastructure backlog - TAC

2017-08-24 19:56

The country’s plan to fight Aids and TB does nothing to address the infrastructure backlog at health facilities, the Treatment Action Campaign has said.

TAC calls for Roche to drop price of cancer drug

2017-02-08 11:06

Protesters, including women living with breast cancer, have called for pharmaceutical company Roche to make a drug that treats HER2-positive breast cancer affordable.

Free State health MEC not fit for position - TAC

2016-05-18 18:45

The Treatment Action Campaign has again called for Free State Health MEC Benny Malakoane to be removed from office.

Mbeki, supporters HIV/Aids stance 'nonsense'

2016-03-10 12:22

The "nonsense" peddled by former president Thabo Mbeki and people who defended him regarding HIV and Aids has to be cleared up, GroundUp editor and activist Nathan Geffen says.

Aids Day highlights need to fix SA's patents law

2015-12-01 14:45

As we mark World Aids Day, the South African government stands accused of dragging its feet to reform the Patents Act in order to make crucial HIV medicine more accessible.

Free State Dept of Health fires back at TAC commission

2015-11-11 15:16

The Free State Department of Health says the TAC commission, which found that it has failed to act against shortage of drugs and doctors, is devoid of the truth.

Medicine shortage: Patients are still suffering, some in silence

2015-10-26 10:59

Mental health among those living with HIV remains neglected in South Africa with some patients suffering in silence when clinics run out of medication.

SA hospitals are running out of TB drugs

2015-10-06 12:01

South Africa is running out of an essential medicine for treating very sick patients with tuberculosis (TB) and drug-resistant bacterial infections. Many hospitals are already out of stock.

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