Sonke Gender Justice, the Treatment Action Campaign and SECTION27 welcome  approval of the settlement agreement in the Silicosis Class Action.

Sonke Gender Justice, the Treatment Action Campaign and SECTION27 welcome  approval of the settlement agreement in the Silicosis Class Action.

Sonke Gender Justice, the Treatment Action Campaign and SECTION27 welcome the Gauteng High Court’s approval of the settlement agreement in the Silicosis Class Action. SECTION27 represented Sonke Gender Justice and…

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How many children must die before Government acts?

How many children must die before Government acts?

A statement from Basic Education for All (BEFA), SECTION27 and the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) We are horrified and angry at media and Department of Basic Education reports that five…

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Stop the Rush: Civil Society Organisations call for proper consideration of public comments on NHI Bill

Stop the Rush: Civil Society Organisations call for proper consideration of public comments on NHI Bill

What started as a marathon has turned into a sprint. After over a decade of policy documents, each iteration being further denuded of detail and meaning, and with little apparent…

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SECTION27 Submission on the Health Market Inquiry’s Provisional Report

SECTION27 Submission on the Health Market Inquiry’s Provisional Report

As an organisation that acts in the public interest, we are concerned about equitable access to health care services in the private sector, particularly, pricing and the drivers of the…

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Civil Society voice concern over Health Ombud’s treatment of whistle-blower

Civil Society voice concern over Health Ombud’s treatment of whistle-blower

We are concerned that the findings against Dr Sukeri and the focus on those findings in the Ombud’s report and presentation thereof will significantly hinder other health care professionals from coming forward to speak out about their concerns…

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SECTION27, TAC launch new treatment access history

SECTION27, TAC launch new treatment access history

On the 26th of July at the International AIDS conference, hosted in the Netherlands, SECTION27 and the Treatment action campaign (TAC)  launched a new publication documenting the history of the access to medicines movement in South Africa.

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HOSPITAL NIGHTMARE IN FREE STATE: TAC CALLS ON PRESIDENT TO INTERVENE

QWAQWA, 14th SEPTEMBER 2016: The Treatment Action Campaign and SECTION27 condemn reports of crisis emerging hourly from across hospitals in the Free State. We are receiving reports of entire hospitals being shut…

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

Cabinet recently approved a new Intellectual Property (IP) Consultative Framework for South Africa. This follows a Draft National IP Policy published for comment in 2013 – on which we and…

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Working collectively makes civil society stronger

Working collectively makes civil society stronger

The National Health Assembly, held at the University of the Western Cape from 24 – 26 June brought together organisations and individuals from all provinces in South Africa and beyond.…

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