This is an archive of the Treatment Action Campaign's public documents from December 1998 until October 2008. I created this website because the TAC's website appears unmaintained and people were concerned that it
was becoming increasingly hard to find important documents.

The menu items have been slightly edited and a new stylesheet applied to the site. But none of the documents have been edited, not even for minor errors. The text appears on this site as obtained from the Internet Archive.

The period covered by the archive encompassed the campaign for HIV medicines, the civil disobedience campaigns, the Competition Commission complaints, the 2008 xenophobic violence and the PMTCT, Khayelitsha health workers and Matthias Rath court cases.

The Cape refugee emergency – where and how to help

Various organisations and individuals are working very hard to assist refugees and immigrants in the Western Cape. If you'd like to pitch in, this website ( is where to find out how.

  • Where to drop off donations
  • What kind of donations and assistance is needed
  • How you can volunteer
  • What to do in your own community or place of business.
  • Updates on civil society calls to government

As relief efforts build, our needs change fast. Please check in regularly for updates.

Call TAC on 021 422 1490 / 084 542 6322.

These numbers are for use both if you would like to provide assistance, or if you know of a particular emergency that demands assistance.

You can donate in kind, or make direct deposits or credit card donations.


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