Yearly Archives: 2013

SECTION27 podcasts and speeches this week

SECTION27′s Nikki Stein was interviewed about the DBE’s policy on HIV and TB by the 702 Talk Radio Midday report anchor, while Sasha Stevenson gave a speech at the DENOSA PPE launch this week. Please take the time to listen…

Open letter of support to NAACP North Carolina branch

SECTION27 has written an open letter in support of the National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP) North Carolina branch in its fight against moneyed interests in the North Carolina legislature. Open letter of support to NAACP

Health Reform Briefs

SECTION27 is proud to launch its Health Reform Briefs in an effort to broaden discussion about the different ways in which the health sector is changing. The briefs will look at reform in the health care sector through the lens of the Constitution and public interest, tying together economics, health systems theory and the law.

PRESS CONFERENCE AND FOUNDING AFFIDAVIT: NEW COURT CHALLENGE TO ONGOING HIV RELATED DISCRIMINATION IN THE SANDF, 9 JULY 2013

Following years of negotiations between the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) and the AIDS Law Project (ALP) regarding the SANDF’s old health classification policy that excluded people living with HIV from recruitment, external deployment and promotion in the military, in 2008 the North Gauteng High Court settled the matter. Pursuant to an out of court settlement between the two parties, the Court declared such policy as unconstitutional to the extent that it violated the rights of aspirant and serving members of the SANDF to equality and dignity, among other rights.

TAC Advocacy in Action: Village Clinic past, present and future

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), supported by SECTION27, RHAP and MSF have been involved in a campaign to ensure that villagers in Lusikisiki, Eastern Cape get a clinic which ensures their rights to dignity and health. Attached is a presentation…