+ Treatment Action Campaign

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…

Dolutegravir, new HIV drug

HIV drugs: Dolutegravir, the new kid on the block Nomatter Ndebele, NSP Review journalist As the fight against HIV/AIDS continues, researchers and health clinicians are looking towards a future that will see low to middle income countries having access to…

Make private healthcare more accessible

SECTION27’s submission to the Health Market Inquiry In its submission to the Health Market Inquiry into the private healthcare sector, SECTION27 discusses the importance of an evidence-based analysis of the merits of price regulation within in the health care sector….

Civil society condemns police brutality

R2K, TAC, SECTION27, UNITED FRONT, EQUAL EDUCATION, NUMSA AND SJC CONDEMN POLICY BRUTALITY AND ARRESTS OF #FEESMUSTFALL PROTESTORS CAPE TOWN, 22nd OCTOBER 2015: Yesterday saw another low point in our democracy with the police invoking draconian laws to punish legitimate…

Free State loses 177 doctors

The number of doctors working in the public healthcare system in the Free State has dropped from 716 in 2014 to 539 this year. This amounts to a loss of 177 doctors – a 24% reduction in the number of…