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Historic silicosis and TB judgment

Johannesburg, May 13 2016: The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and SECTION27 welcome the judgment handed down by Deputy Judge President Mojapelo today in the South Gauteng High Court in the case of Bongani Nkala and 68 Others v Harmony Gold…

Long walk to health care

In March 2015, the South African Human Rights Commission held a hearing on Emergency Medical Services in the Eastern Cape. The Commission’s interest in Eastern Cape emergency medical services emerged from a complaint submitted to the Commission by the community…

SECTION27 presentation to the SANCB

SECTION27 presentation at South African National Council for the Blind Biennial Conference (14-16 October 2015) Silomo Khumalo SLSJ Research Fellow, SECTION27 Introduction Greetings to all present at this prestigious and important South African National Council for the Blind Biennial Conference….

Shocking judgement in CHW trial

The 94 community healthcare workers (Bophelo House 94) arrested during a peaceful night vigil in July 2014 were today found guilty of attending a gathering for which no notice was given, in the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court. As part of her…