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#SAAIDS2019: ‘Our lives, our dignity is not negotiable’

June 11, 2019

Corruption and mismanagement are standing in the way of South Africa’s battle against HIV, say activists.

Tribute to TAC at 20!

December 10, 2018

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) turns 20 today – International Human Rights Day – and our history would be much poorer without them.

Hope for strong world declaration on deadly TB

August 23, 2018

Last week the World Health Organsiation (WHO) changed its treatment recommendations for the deadliest form of TB, drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB), following South Africa’s bold decision.

Lancet editor calls for suspension of UNAIDS head

May 10, 2018

The editor-in-chief of the prestigious medical journal, The Lancet, has joined calls for UNAIDS executive director Michel Sidibé to be suspended after his controversial handling of sexual assault accusations.

Life Esidimeni families ‘angry’ as Mahlangu takes the stand

January 23, 2018

The first day of former Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu’s testimony at the Life Esidimeni arbitration hearings has left families disgruntled, angry and with more questions than answers.

TAC is back!

August 28, 2017
HIV and AIDS  

The Treatment Action Campaign accused politicians for turning their backs on HIV and TB at its 6th National Congress last week

Pills, prevention and politicking: the unfinished business of HIV

July 24, 2017
HIV Treatment  

The world’s most important HIV scientific conference is currently underway in Paris – yet mere days ago, one of the country’s iconic AIDS activists died after battling with tuberculosis and pneumonia, a reminder that we’re nowhere near out of the woods when it comes to the virus.