Mpumalanga and Gauteng have the most stockouts of HIV and TB medicines
Calls for facility's service and space to be expanded, but officials say this will be difficult
4 April 2016
We must increase access to medicines, diagnostics and vaccines
Pollsmoor detainees speak out
3 February 2016
Mfuleni community clinic turned away some patients on Friday as staff went to an end-of-the-year function.
15 December 2015
“Cough up money” for tuberculosis (TB) was the main demand of over a thousand people who marched from Keizersgracht Street to the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) this afternoon. The CTICC is hosting the 46th Union World Conference on Lung Health, the planet's main annual TB meeting.
3 December 2015
Tuberculosis (TB) killed 1.5 million people last year according to the World Health Organisation. Yet research money for TB is stagnating or even declining, according to a new report by the US based Treatment Action Group (TAG).
30 November 2015
Mineworkers with silicosis and TB will have to wait a while to find out whether they can be represented as a class in legal action for damages against the gold mines which employed them.
26 October 2015
Mines cannot be held liable for TB, advocates for the gold mines told the South Gauteng High Court yesterday.
20 October 2015
Allowing the miners in the landmark silicosis case to act as a class on behalf of other miners would be contrary to the interests of justice, lawyers for the gold mining companies argued yesterday.
16 October 2015
South Africa is running out of an essential medicine for treating very sick patients with tuberculosis (TB) and drug-resistant bacterial infections. Many hospitals are already out of stock.
5 October 2015
Homeless people in Observatory, Woodstock and Bellville have complained about a wave of law enforcement operations against them in the last two months.
8 April 2015
All MPs should get themselves tested for TB, the Treatment Action Campaign says.
24 March 2015
Activists from the Treatment Action Campaign marched on Parliament this morning to call for better leadership in tuberculosis (TB) treatment and prevention in South Africa. Today is World TB day.
24 March 2015