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

Civil Society Breakfast with the Minister of Health in Limpopo

The breakfast session was organised by SACC Limpopo. TAC and DENOSA were invited to come and present regarding the challenges of health in the province. The Treatment Action Campaign’s area of focus was on HIV and AIDS services, while DENOSA focused on the vacancy rate of health professionals as well as the working environment and… Read More

Limpopo sick and tired of ARV stockouts!

Yesterday, 29 May 2013, TAC joined members of the Modjadjiskloof community for a sit-in at the Kgapane Clinic to protest the lack of availability of antiretroviral medication.  The protest began at 9H00 and lasted until 14H30, with representatives from the Herald Mopani and Thobela AM on site to capture the information. Extreme shortages of antiretroviral… Read More

TAC Homu branch discusses ARV’s versus traditional medicine

When TAC’s Homu Branch in Limpopo was conducting their door to door campaign on HIV and TB, they found that many community members were defaulting on their antiretroviral treatment. “This is because of there are some traditional healers in the villages that there claim to cure HIV /AIDS,” says Daniel Mathebula a community mobiliser at… Read More

A women’s training ended with 42 000 condoms distributed, TAC Mopani organised

On Friday 26 August 2011, Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) Mopani Community Health Advocacy department organised a public campaign where branch representatives from all TAC branches in Limpopo were invited. This was a closing activity of the four day training for women in TAC Limpopo which was held from 22 to 25 August 2011. The campaign… Read More

Violent teenage boy beats his parents, TAC Mariveni intervened

On July 19, Mariveni branch had a Gender-Based Violence (GBV) campaign at Shipungu village. The Stats from Ritavi SAPS indicated that Shipungu village has reported several cases relating to GBV. Every month, about three (3) cases of GBV are reported by residents of this village. TAC Mariveni Branch resolved to do door-to-door campaign in order… Read More

TAC Phalaborwa branch on HIV education

I recently managed to attend a branch campaign at Phalaborwa, Lulekani Township, 28 July 2011. When we arrive myself, Jennifer and Petronella we were exhausted by the way the condition was, it was unfairly hot. I’m saying unfairly hot because it was still part of winter season but unbearably hot. Enough with the weather condition,… Read More

34 Tested for HIV on Branch Door-to-Door Campaign (TAC Mopani)

As a follow up for the door-to-door campaign conducted earlier this year by members of Homu branch, outside Giyani, another successful campaign has been conducted on the 14th of July at Mapayeni village. It is worth mentioning that the Health Care Workers from Mapayeni clinic also participated in large number to the success of this… Read More