Open letter to Dr Zweli Mkhize and Mr Tito Mboweni

Dear Dr Zweli Mkhize and Mr Tito Mboweni, As civil society organisations,...


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...


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...


Working collectively makes civil society stronger

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


HMI panel grills HPCSA

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


Long walk to health care

In March 2015, the South African Human Rights Commission held a hearing on...


EMS in the Eastern Cape

Mothers giving birth at home; babies developing disabilities due to difficult...


Making Budgets Public – 2013/2014 National Health Insurance Business Plans

The National Department of Health published the National Health Insurance (NHI)...


SECTION27 AND TAC WELCOME THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF A MARKET INQUIRY INTO PRIVATE HEALTHCARE

SECTION27 AND TAC WELCOME THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF A MARKET INQUIRY INTO PRIVATE...


Financial Crisis in the Eastern Cape Department of Health

 The Financial Crisis in the Eastern Cape Department of Health Threatens the...


SECTION27 and The Treatment Action Campaign Welcome the Minister's Health Budget Vote

  26 April 2012  The Treatment Action Campaign and SECTION27 Welcome the...


The newly formed National Health Insurance Coalition (NHIC) gives civil society voice on National Health Insurance

National Health Insurance holds the potential to drastically improve health care...


SECTION27, TAC, YN, EE, welcomes HCT for teens but cautions on approach

We support implementation of a programme of HIV Counselling and Testing (HCT)...


Report on investigation into infant deaths at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital released

SECTION27 welcomes the release of the report on the investigation into the...


SECTION27 and TAC applaud successful ARV medicine tender

SECTION27 and TAC applaud the successful ARV medicine tender – but call for...


IST reports on the state of the health system and the public's right to know

More than a year after their finalisation and after many frustrated attempts by...


Reports of the Integrated Support Teams

The reports on this page are those of the Integrated Support Teams (ISTs) which...


Health Department allows patients to get three months of antiretroviral treatment

The Department of Health has given the go-ahead for patients on antiretroviral...


3rd BEMF meeting: Problems of provincial health funding

The Budget and Expenditure Monitoring Forum (BEMF) held its third meeting on 21...


Letter to Ministers of Health, Social Development, Economic Development and Labour on Community Care Givers

On 29 June 2009, the ALP sent the following letter to the Ministers of Health,...