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South Africa’s Treatment Action Campaign needs help: We’re reading about TAC’s contributions to global health and human rights, and how the world can give back

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When some day AIDS ends as a global threat, the group that started in the country with the greatest burden of the disease in the world, and formed its life-saving mission to confront the toll of the disease around human rights, dignity and equality, will take its place, and its share of credit in history. […]

TAC Founder Zackie Achmat Says "Forboding" Has Returned on Global AIDS

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Zackie Achmat, the founder of South Africa’s venerable activist group, the Treatment Action Campaign, today made public a memo to the Obama Administration that details the potential negative consequences of a pull-back from US commitments on global AIDS. It comes in the wake of a protest last night in New York, where President Obama appeared […]