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.

27 July, 2002: TAC chair visited by Nelson Mandela

Former South African president Nelson Mandela meets TAC chairperson Zackie Achmat and other TAC and MSF members at Achmat's house in Muizenberg, Cape Town. The event received international coverage. Mr. Mandela promised to take the t