+ Treatment Action Campaign

Eastern Cape HIV drug stock outs: patients at risk

Thousands of people living with HIV and TB still risk death and drug-resistance in the Eastern Cape due to ongoing interruptions to their supply of life-saving drugs. A new report released five months after a coalition consisting of the Rural Health Advocacy Project (RHAP), Doctors Without Borders (MSF), the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and SECTION27 first raised the alarm about the crisis at the Mthatha medical depot, paints a grim picture.

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…

SECTION27 intervenes in Aventis v Cipla on behalf of TAC

4 May 2012 The TAC National Council has resolved to seek admission in a legal dispute between the brand name drug company Aventis Pharma and the generic company Cipla, over a claim of patent infringement in respect of a drug…