Barack Obama's visied TAC in Khayelitsha in 2006

November 05, 2008

Barack Obama
CAPE TOWN — On the 22nd of August 2006 Senator Barack Obama, during a tour of Africa, visited South Africa and met with members of the Treatment Action Campaign in Khayelitsha. He also visited Site B Clinic in Khayelitsha were he saw the work that TAC�s Treatment Literacy Practitioners do on a daily basis in clinics across the country. During the closed session of their meeting TAC members suggested to Senator Obama that he run for president. Obama took a strong position on preventing and treating HIV/AIDS and was critical of President Mbeki and the South African government�s response to the epidemic and their disregard and animosity towards the Treatment Action Campaign.

Footage of this visit is available hereIssued by TAC

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