Friday 19 April

Rural Health Advocacy Project (RHAP) and Budget Justice Coalition (BJC) will host a pre Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) webinar on Tuesday, 25 October 2022.

As the most significant health crisis in recent times, the Covid-19 pandemic has rightly dominated the health activism landscape over the last two years. As the heights of the pandemic seemingly pass, the crises preceding Covid have only deepened.

The covid related fiscal shocks have been compounded by geopolitical shifts most notably, the war in Ukraine, has contributed to increased volatility and uncertainty. This has led to a downward revision to South Africa’s economic outlook which could result in further negative impacts on South Africa’s constitutional obligation to progressively realise socio economic rights.

The MTBPS needs to reflect a significant recovery strategy for human rights. The ongoing
failure to mitigate the economic crisis will continue to impact the most venerable. On the panel will be Budget Justice Coalition, Rural Health Advocacy Project, SECTION27, HEALA, Black Sash and Equal Education.

Details of the webinar:
Date: 25 October 2022
Time: 10h00 -12h00

Zoom link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81640181378?pwd=NHl0eG1VMWFxSHFrTDc4UEhWZGVJdz09
Media enquires

Phemelo Khaas Phemelo.Khaas@rhap.co.za 0837633472


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