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Historic ruling set for 28 August 2015

The South Gauteng High Court will tomorrow, Friday 28 August 2015 at 9h30 in court 11E give a ruling in the application by the Treatment Action Campaign and Sonke Gender Justice to intervene as amici curiae (friends of the court) in Nkala and others v…

DON’T TRADE AWAY OUR HEALTH

DON’T TRADE AWAY OUR HEALTH – PHARMA ATTEMPTS TO UNDERMINE SOUTH AFRICAN PATENT LAW REFORM & ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE MEDICINES Johannesburg/New York, August 13, 2015: A submission to the United States Government shows South Africa is facing pressure from the pharmaceutical…

“Hands Off Our PMBs”

24 July 2015 On 14 July 2015, the Minister of Health published an amendment to Regulation 8 of the Regulations to the Medical Schemes Act for public comment by 14 October 2015. This amendment seeks to change the current position concerning…

SECTION27 welcomes food sector inquiry

SECTION27 welcomes the Competition Commission’s decision to launch a market inquiry into the Grocery Retail Sector. This decision follows years of focus on the part of the Commission on markets relating to food and a number of important findings on,…