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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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TAC Community Health Care Worker’s Work in Mopani

The day I went to meet Francinah, it has rained the previous evening and the dusty streets of Mariveni have turned to mud. It was so bad that cars would be at risk of getting stuck. In spite of the muddy roads, Francinah and the TAC Mariveni branch have scheduled door-to-door visits for the day, […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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Mopani September to November Newsletter

Yo, this one is so marvelous, even though it is reporting on critical and things we are not proud of, RAPE, it is a good indication that the community at large is contributing to ending sexual assaults in the communities they are living. Just Browse though it and tell me what you think of it. […]

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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.

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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 […]

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Treatment Action Campaign Mopani Fun Soccer Game

In the name of Team Building, mixed-gender Team of Community Health Workers in the Mopani District engaged in a fun soccer game in September this year as part of their Team Building exercise. Jeaneth Mkhawane was selected player of the match.  Watch a Video here. More photographs during the game can be viewed here.

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