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Media invite: Memorial service of Thabo Cele, TAC activist

24th January 2013 Re: Media Invite:  Memorial service of Thabo Cele, TAC Activist TAC leader, Comrade Thabo Cele passed away during December 2012, while he was hospitalized and treated for MDR TB. Thabo Cele was one of the pioneering members…

Justice and the Treatment Action Campaign by Mark Heywood

It is a terrible irony that the need for an effective and ongoing response to the AIDS epidemic will be one of the defining legacies left to the ANC by a President who tried to deny the existence of HIV. It is also ironic that the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), an organization that Mbeki once branded as ‘flag carrier for pharmaceutical companies’, is heralded one of the few organizations that was able to force a complete overturn policy in an area defined and defended by himself, during his Presidency.