+ The right to access to health care

HPCSA: multi-system organizational dysfunction

HPCSA: multi-system organizational dysfunction On 25 February 2015, the Minister of Health appointed a Ministerial Task Team (MTT) to investigate the many complaints by practitioners, professional associations and academic training institutions against the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)….

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…

The Johannesburg Declaration

A civil society declaration on the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Access to Medicines March 17 2016 The UN system – and governments and people around the world – are poised on the threshold of a historic opportunity to redress…

Anguished mothers share frustrations with HMI panel

The day began with two mothers and their children presenting to the Health Inquiry Panel about the challenges that they had in accessing healthcare services for their children. Both Kyle Drescher (19) and Jessica McCarthy (24) gave moving testimony about…