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

20140825_101642The 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 and more than 1000 community members across the three areas attended the vigils.  These peaceful, non disruptive vigils will continue until September 1st, when the 127 TAC activists and community healthcare workers who were arrested will appear in court.

TAC in the Free State will not be silent while the Free State government is in denial about the health challenges in the health facilities in the Free State.

TAC Demands:

  • Fire the MEC Benny Malakoane
  • Reinstate all Community Health Care workers into the health system
  • Details on a short term emergency intervention
  • A costed long term plan with timelines

We call on all partner organizations and individuals to support us on the 31st August 2014 for our night vigil and court hearing on the 1st September 2014.

For more details please contact the TAC FS provincial office at 051 430 0473 or Morake 078 217 0667 or Sello at078 927 2369 at

The Struggle continues…