Mad-Mak Branch on 67 Minutes in Community Work

Members of TAC in the Vhembe District in Limpopo, together with community members including the local ward counselor has embarked on community action in support for The International Nelson Mandela Day. They spend their valuable time trying to repair some damage in their village’s main road. This event took place on the 15 on July… Read More

Mopani care workers conducts reading group session

On Friday, 15 July 2011, The Treatment Action Campaign Mopani team of practitioners conducted a reading group session.The aim of the reading group is to create a debate on the current issues, identifying challenges and seeking possible solutions by members of the group. Below is a photograph taken during a reading group conducted by members… Read More

Why people default from life saving medication-Mopani Practitioners’ Perspectives

I recently learned about a patient who has defaulted from ARV medication at Dr CN Phatudi Hospital just outside Tzaneen. So I decided to check with other people who are working from health facilities as to what could be the reason for defaulting from life saving medication. I have contacted people from the Greater Tzaneen… Read More

Mopani’s Staff Team Building

In May 2011, TAC Mopani Staff held their team building at Tzaneen Dam. Office staff and field officers(Prevention Treatment Literacy Practitioners and Community Health Advocates) participated in this exercise. The theme for the team building was “Building a team to achieve common goals” and it was facilitated by Phillipine Modika from Mopani Department of Education…. Read More

NHI, “Meaningless” yet Critical for the “Rural Communities”

Recently, National Health Insurance (NHI) has been a quite interesting topic to chat about for a number of South African citizens, but for me it has been an uncomfortable issue to talk about. As a time went by, is then that I became better confident to share a thing or two about it. For now… Read More

Conference on Social Security Systems, How TAC Mopani Can Benefit to this

From 1 to 5 December 2010, Brasilia, Brazil, I had an exciting opportunity to participate in the 1st World Conference on the Development of Social Security Systems organized by the Brazilian Government, international civil society organisations and international trade union organisations.

TAC Mopani Tzaneen HCT Campaign

Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) in Mopani District together with partner organisations hosted an HIV Counseling and Testing Campaign in Tzaneen Town last month (October 2010). The main activities for TAC members was to mobilise people to go for HIV testing where the actual counseling and pricking was conducted by Hope Humana and Kutso Kurhula at… Read More