WIPO conference an insult to people who died of AIDS

Johannesburg, 24 October 2018 – This week South Africa is hosting a World...


The fundamental barriers to access to medicine remain

By Justice Edwin Cameron In late 1997, just over twenty years ago, I was...


SECTION27, TAC launch new treatment access history

On the 26th of July at the International AIDS conference, hosted in the...


New laws needed now to save lives

Intellectual property policy welcomed after nine years of development...


UN REPORT STRENGTHENS CASE FOR PATENT LAW REFORM IN SA AND OTHER DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

–        We urge all governments to urgently adopt and act on UN...


New IP consultative framework for SA: three years’ delay is three too many

Cabinet recently approved a new Intellectual Property (IP) Consultative...


The Johannesburg Declaration

A civil society declaration on the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on...


DON’T TRADE AWAY OUR HEALTH

DON’T TRADE AWAY OUR HEALTH – PHARMA ATTEMPTS TO UNDERMINE SOUTH AFRICAN...


INDIA REJECTS HEP C PATENT

JOHANNESBURG, Tuesday 20th January: The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), Doctors...


Sister Sue Roberts, Extraordinary Public Sector Nurse and Pioneer of South Africa’s ARV programme.

Sister Sue Roberts On Tuesday 1 July 2014 Sue Roberts retires. I have known Sue...


TAC and SECTION27 launch Issue 10 of the NSP Review

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and SECTION27 today launched the much...


SECTION27 condemns Big Pharma’s plans to undermine the Draft Intellectual Property policy process

SECTION27 condemns the action taken by pharmaceutical companies to undermine...


TAC Advocacy in Action: Village Clinic past, present and future

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), supported by SECTION27, RHAP and MSF have...


SA AIDS Conference 2013 update: TAC receives the Dira Sengwe Award and issues statement

The 6th South African AIDS Conference opened last night in Durban. Sifiso Nkala...


Mthatha Area Stock-Outs Update March 2013 - May 2013

SECTION27 and partner organisations the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), the...


Eastern Cape HIV drug stock outs: patients at risk

5 Months Later: Thousands of HIV & TB patients’ lives remain at risk as...


Joint Statement by TAC and SECTION27 on access to medicines

VIGILANCE NEEDED TO ENSURE QUALITY AND AFFORDABLE MEDICINES Recent conduct by...