Tuesday 28 May

  • We’re Hiring: Winter Break Legal Interns

    SECTION27 is a well-established and widely respected public interest law centre that seeks to achieve substantive equality and social justice in South Africa. Guided by the principles and values in the Constitution, SECTION27 uses law in advocacy, legal literacy, research, community mobilisation and precedent-setting litigation to achieve access to healthcare Continue Reading

  • We are hiring: Legal Researcher

    SECTION27 is a high-profile non-profit organisation that uses public interest law and advocacy to protect, promote and advance human rights and social justice. If you are passionate about human rights, self-motivated and would like to be part of a dynamic team working to challenge inequality and positively influence society, joining Continue Reading

  • Patient-centred health care: The NHI revolution you deserve

    A patient-centred health system will remain an illusion under the NHI unless the public health system is ramped up to better serve users and a clear path is outlined for public-private partnerships, argue Bernard Mutsago and Haseena Majid.

  • ELECTION FACTSHEET: Jobs in South Africa

    This report was written by Africa Check, a non-partisan fact-checking organisation. View the original piece on their website.  *This article is more than 2 years old By Naledi Mashishi, Researcher Jobs are a hot button issue in South Africa, where unemployment rates are very high. Local political party the Economic Freedom Continue Reading

  • Cancer patients, activists, handed a memorandum to the Gauteng Health Department to use the R 784 million allocated for cancer treatment

    Related posts: OPEN LETTER | R784 million goes unspent as cancer patients continue to die On 9 March 2023, Gauteng Treasury ringfenced R784 million for… How South Africa’s top brass continue to inflate government housing figures and why it matters Ahead of national elections, government officials maintain that over 4… Continue Reading

  • Codeine misuse: South Africa set to get new guidelines

    In response to high levels of codeine abuse in South Africa, health authorities have been developing a plan to track the supply of the drug from manufacturers all the way to patients. In this Spotlight feature, Jesse Copelyn explores why people get hooked on codeine, and how the new project could combat the problem.

  • ELECTION FACTSHEET: Housing in South Africa

    What share of South Africans live in formal houses? How many houses has the government built? Ahead of the local government elections, our factsheet answers voters’ questions.

  • OPEN LETTER | R784 million goes unspent as cancer patients continue to die

    On 9 March 2023, Gauteng Treasury ringfenced R784 million for the outsourcing of radiation oncology services – yet a full year later and no service provider has been appointed while over 3 000 cancer patients wait for treatment. The Gauteng Department of Health has failed in fulfilling its obligations to these patients and urgent action…

  • World Book and Copyright Day 2024

    23 April 2024: World Book & Copyright Day celebrates literacy and copyright, but in South Africa, blind and visually impaired individuals await crucial copyright law reforms.

  • OPINION | Access to reading materials for the blind in president’s hands

    What better way to celebrate World Book & Copyright Day on April 23 than to sign bill that opens access to more books for visually impaired?