Thursday 13 June

The Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi held a press conference to respond to the SECTION27/TAC report, “Death and Dying in the Eastern Cape” as well as the Eastern Cape Health Crisis Action Coalition’s (ECHCAC) calls for better health care in the province. Please find the full press statement attached. Dr Motsoaledi- Press Statement on Health Services in the Eastern Cape

The coalition has released a press statement in response to the minister’s pronouncements, commending him, pledging to continue to monitor the implementation of these pronouncements, as well as reiterating the call that the national and provincial departments work together to improve the state of health care in the Eastern Cape. Please follow the link to access the full statement. 19 September 2013 ECHCAC Press Release

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