National Budget for Health: Cuts to budget for non-communicable diseases of serious concern

South Africa’s health care system remains under significant strain. The...


National Budget for Education: The devil is in the detail

Minister Gordhan has this year made a stated commitment to a transformational...


BEYOND THE NATIONAL BUDGET:  PROVINCIAL BUDGETS AND SPENDING

First published in the Business Day online Amidst the political upheaval to...


Lest We Forget

26 November 2008…Harvard researcher Dr Pride Chigwedere’s doctoral thesis...


MARCH OF HATE IS SHAMEFUL

We condemn in the strongest possible terms today’s shameful xenophobic march...


Our Week Ahead 20 - 24 February

This week most of our diary is orientated around working with the SANAC...


air tenders

Spotlight: Fly-by-night tenders

A special investigation into aeromedical services in South Africa. By Marcus Low...


2017 Human Rights Budget Speech

Debates about the budget should be based on the real human rights issues that...


SECTION27 calls for systematic change in mental health in South Africa

Johannesburg – 1 February 2017: SECTION27 is relieved that the report of...


Ombud's report on Life Esidimeni released

1 February saw the release of the Health Ombudsman’s report on the deaths...


Our Week Ahead 5 – 9 December 2016

“To deny people their human rights, is to challenge their very...


Health Market Inquiry timetable revised

The Health Market Inquiry has published its revised timetable. The inquiry will...


Raise High the Roof Beams, Cadres

Raise High the Roof Beams, Cadres MARK HEYWOOD 28 NOV 2016 08:39 (SOUTH...


Our week ahead: 28 November - 2 December 2016

This week, we commemorate World AIDS Day, and while we may take a moment to...


Our week ahead 21 - 25 November 2016

This week we are looking forward to sharing a few LOL’s at our fundraiser...


SECTION27 fundraiser: Pay Back the Curry

Join SECTION27 as we host the hit one-man show ‘Pay Back the Curry’,...


Victory at last for #BopheloHouse94: Long live democracy and the right to protest

Joint statement by the Treatment Action Campaign and SECTION27 “Indeed, the...


Victory: High Court rules in favour of the Bophelo House 94

This is the landmark judgement of the Bloemfontein High Court setting aside the...


Our Week ahead 14 -18 November 

Monday 14 November TAC and  SECTION27 is conducting a Health strengthening...


Clarity on SECTION27's position on Life Esidimeni

Since November 2015 SECTION27 has continued to provide legal support to the...