WC Report about poor quality of service at Mathew Goniwe Clinic

Matthew Goniwe Clinic: Case study!! Introduction: On the 16 October 2014, TAC Masimanyane branch and different stake holders organised a successful protest to communicate serious problems experienced by Makhaza community. Background and the timeline: On the 04 May 2014 20 patients complained about the early closure of the pharmacy at the clinic and when the clinic… Read More


ATTENTION: HEALTH REPORTERS / NEWS EDITORS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 09th October 2014 POOR SERVICE DELIVERY MARCH IN MATHEW GONIWE CLINIC We hereby invite representative of the media to cover the POOR SERVICE DELIVERY MARCH IN MATHEW GONIWE CLINIC, hosted by Treatment Action Campaign Masimanyane Branch,The march will start at Somerset Taxi rank to Tutu Avenue… Read More

TAC Free State “Night Vigils” raising awareness about the health crisis!

The Treatment Action Campaign has been hosting a range of night vigils across the Free State province to educate and raise awareness on the collapse of the Free State healthcare system and the inability of the current provincial leadership to deal with the problem.  TAC Free State held night vigils in Bloemfontein, Welkom and Deneysville… Read More

Vukuzakhe clinic working towards improvement

TAC Mpumalanga has recognized that the Vukuzakhe clinic, in Pixley kaSeme municipality, has been subjected to substandard operating conditions. This clinic, serving over 20,000 people, has suffered from over-crowding, long patient wait times, dirty facilities, lack of security, and patients being denied access to treatment. To combat these issues, the TAC wrote letters to the facility… Read More

TAC WC taking a moment of silence for ‘Mdu’ at their Khayelitsha march!

On the 27th March 2014 more than 700 TAC WC members including community members and partners marched to Khayelitsha hospital due to ongoing problems around health care service delivery.  Despite numerous meetings and engagements with Khayelitsha hospital and a march in August 2013 we continue to have community members coming to TAC offices complaining about… Read More

Bringing the community into the patent law reform debate.

Explaining intellectual property and patent laws to a 60 year old Gogo or senior citizen with little educational background is not the easiest of missions to accomplish.  But this 60 year old Gogo is the one person who needs to know more about this subject matter than anyone else.  She is the one who is… Read More

TAC comrade goes undercover and films DR HQ Nala

It is 14h00 in the afternoon on a Thursday afternoon in down town Durban, and inside a warehouse building Dr Hamilton Q Nala is holding his afternoon church ceremony to his congregation of about 1000 people. The church is easily identified by a banner with Nala’s face outside what you would easily mistake as a… Read More

TAC takes on seller of ‘faith water’

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), the Kwazulu Natal Council of Churches, Gugu Dlamini Foundation, Aids Foundation of South Africa and Midlands Christian Council gathered in protest last Wednesday against quacks in KZN. The ‘Life Saving March’ from King Dinizulu Park in Durban to Gugu Dlamini Park in Durban Central, was in response to the dangerous… Read More

Clinic closed, community left in dark

On the same day, 12 September, that TAC comrades in Mpumalanga were marching to the office of Mpumalanga Health MEC Mrs Candith Mashigo-Dlamini to demand better healthcare services, they received a disturbing call stating that Evander Clinic in Govan Mbeki Municipality had been closed. While patients were referred to Evander Hospital, all patient files were… Read More