UN REPORT STRENGTHENS CASE FOR PATENT LAW REFORM IN SA AND OTHER DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

–        We urge all governments to urgently adopt and act on UN...


SECTION27 SUBMISSION ON THE TAXATION OF SUGAR SWEETENED BEVERAGES POLICY PAPER

As is clear from our endorsement of the open letter to National Treasury from...


New IP consultative framework for SA: three years’ delay is three too many

Cabinet recently approved a new Intellectual Property (IP) Consultative...


Working collectively makes civil society stronger

The National Health Assembly, held at the University of the Western Cape from 24...


Emergency Medical Services - ECHCAC analysis of ECDoH response to Commission

On 14 June 2016, the Eastern Cape Health Action Crisis Coalition wrote to the...


BopheloHouse94 Appeal 20 June 2016

The Facts The Free State health care system, under MEC Benny Malakoane’s...


Bonitas: Medical schemes are expensive

In the final sitting of this general round of public hearings, the Panel heard...


Apply healthcare regulation locally

Brain Ruff, the founder of PPO Serve Integrated Clinical Consortia, a...


Historic silicosis and TB judgment

Johannesburg, May 13 2016: The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and SECTION27...


Nursing shortages dominate Council’s presentation to Health Market Inquiry panel

Acting Registrar Mrs T Manganye along with two representatives presented to the...


Smaller entrants struggle to compete in Private Healthcare Sector

On the second day of this round of hearings, the Panel heard from the Clinix...


Radiologists ask panel for help on pricing

The Health Market Inquiry panel has its work cut out to determine the true state...


Radiologists ask panel for help on pricing

The Health Market Inquiry panel has its work cut out to determine the true state...


The Johannesburg Declaration

A civil society declaration on the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on...


Anguished mothers share frustrations with HMI panel

The day began with two mothers and their children presenting to the Health...


HMI panel grills HPCSA

Health Professions Council of South Africa The last day of the second week of...


Practitioners bemoan fee structures

On 24 February 2016 the Health Market Inquiry heard presentations from the South...


HMI talks PMB's, price, regulation

The Health Market Inquiry heard today (23 February 2016) from health care...


Revised Statement of Issues

The Competition Commission has issued a revised statement of issues for the...