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New report calls for interventions to reduce country’s TB disease burden

The 2024 State of TB in South Africa report calls on government to find ways that integrate TB, HIV and diabetes services.

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Calls for greater collaboration and action arise at TB Imbizo

TB advocates in the Western Cape have called for  greater collaboration to help improve the TB response in the country. The call came during the KESS TB Imbizo which was held in Khayelitsha at the beginning of March. The KESS TB Imbizo was organised by the TB Proof, TB HIV Care and Anova NGOs in partnership with the Western Cape Department of Health and the City of Cape Town. It aimed to showcase progress, discuss data, research findings, and potential solutions around TB. TB remains a pressing national health challenge, claiming upwards of 50,000 lives in South Africa annually. Although […]

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TB March to National Health Department: all the pics

Check all the images from our march to the National Department of Health in Pretoria.

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Activists march to declare TB a national health crisis

On the eve of Human Rights Day in South Africa, activists called on government to fulfil its Constitutional mandate.

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TB advocacy gains momentum with inaugural TBAC convening

TB advocates from across the country have gathered in Johannesburg to pledge their allegiance to making putting TB on the national agenda for South Africa.  The gathering as the inaugural convening of the  TB Accountability Consortium (TBAC) – which is a group seeking to strengthen advocacy efforts in South Africa’s TB response. Themed Inclusivity and Access: Paving the Way for Community-Centred Advocacy, the event emphasized the importance of involving communities in efforts to address TB  and get the South African government to declare it a national health emergency. The event was held in Rosebank, and became a nucleus of transformation, […]

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UNHLM 2023: South Africa must share its TB data if we are to make progress against this disease 

The TB Accountability Consortium calls on the South African government to take a more transparent approach by releasing the data around South Africa’s TB response.

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