TAC Limpopo marches for an end to stock-outs!

Close to 300 TAC comrades marched in Polokwane on 12 September as part of the TAC National Day of Action. People from across the province gathered at SABC Park early in the morning and made their way to MEC Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba’s office at the Department of Health and Social Development. They were carrying a memorandum… Read More

Another clinic closes as Mpumalanga comrades march to fix the health system.

Clad in bright yellow t-shirts, Mpumalanga comrades joined the TAC National Day of Action on 12 September and marched to the provincial government offices in Nelspruit to hand over a memorandum to the MEC. Mpumalanga’s health facilities have been deteriorating slowly but surely: most of them struggle with a lack of doctors and nurses, essential… Read More

Western Cape National Day of Action against stock-outs!

TAC Western Cape demands an end to stock-outs Approximately 2,000 people marched in Cape Town yesterday (Thursday September 12) in support of the Treatment Action Campaign’s (TAC) National Day of Action Against Stock – outs. Simultaneously TAC also marched in Limpopo, Mpumalanga, the Free State and in Kwa-Zulu Natal. Marches in Gauteng and the Eastern… Read More

Join TAC Mpumalanga as they picket for health system strengthening at the Mpumalanga Legislature in Nelspruit!

Tomorrow 12 September, TAC Mpumalanga will be holding a picket at the office of the MEC in Nelspruit. TAC is demanding the MEC to take notice of the abominable condition of the health sector in Mpumalanga and devise a turn-around strategy. The province has been plagued by stock-outs, human resource shortages and recently even food… Read More

TAC Limpopo demands a plan to strengthen the health system! Join the picket at the MEC’s office in Polokwane on Thursday 12 September

The Treatment Action Campaign is demanding a plan to strengthen the health system in Limpopo. The province has been plagued with medicines stock-outs, high vacancy rates of health professionals, and a deterioration of the condition of health institutions. In a recent case of medicines stock-outs, TAC Limpopo and the Modjadjiskloof community organised a sit-in at… Read More

TAC marches in support of pregnant women raped by clinic staff member – eShowe

TAC members march in case of alleged rape at clinic in Eshowe On 14th August 300 members of the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) marched to King Dinizulu clinic, at Eshowe in Kwa-Zulu Natal, to demand action against an employee who allegedly raped a pregnant woman during a routine anti-natal visit. TAC PROTESTERS MARCHED to support… Read More

Village Clinic: How community activism is moving governments

  Problems began at the Village Clinic in Lusikisiki when the Eastern Cape Department of Health (ECDoH) failed to pay the rental for the clinic premises. In December the landlord locked the doors and the clinic had to find an alternative venue. The ECDoH moved the clinic into substandard tents dubbed the ‘new Village Clinc’… Read More

Problems at the Khayelitsha Hospital TAC confronts the hospital management.

KHAYELITSHA 14AUGUST: 500 TAC activists braved the cold weather on Wednesday to march to Khayelitsha Hospital to deliver a memorandum to the CEO, Mr Anwar Kharwa, following a numerous complaints and grievances from patients accessing hospital services. The activists demanded better quality treatment and care from staff, an increase in the number of hospital beds… Read More

TAC gives back to the community on Mandela day.

The Khumbulani Children’s Place of Safety in Khayelitsha is truly a safe haven for thirteen special children. Parentless, left without biological guidance, this orphanage hosts children in the loving care of Mama Nombuzo and her daughter-in-law Limise. A portion of the children at the orphanage are infected with HIV and are luckily treated with the… Read More

CLINIC THAT MAKES PEOPLE SICK SHAKES NATIONAL-DOH

“Village Clinic” Qaukeni local service area sub district manager Miss T Ntlangulela handed over a Public Works site to Cool Maintenance Contractors from COEGA. The contractor is said to be a grade seven.  Mr Mlondolozi Ntsume, Head of the construction is confident that the construction for the temporal structure will take no longer than three… Read More