Budget Expenditure Monitoring Forum Condemns the Arrest of over 100 Community Health Workers and Activists in the Free State The Budget Expenditure Monitoring Forum (BEMF) condemns the arrest of over…
The Budget Expenditure Monitoring Forum (BEMF) hosted a pre-budget speech workshop on the 24th of February. They also hosted a budget justice protest action outside parliament where an alternative budget…
The Budget and Expenditure Monitoring Forum (BEMF) hosted a two-day workshop before the Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan tabled the 2013 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement in Parliament. Under the theme “Reflections…
The 5th meeting of the Budget and Expenditure Monitoring Forum heard that funding for public health care in the Eastern Cape and Gauteng were in crisis and discussed what needs to be done to resolve many of its causes.
The fifth Budget and Expenditure Monitoring Forum (BEMF) will take place on Friday, 1 April 2011 from 10:00 to 14:00 at the SECTION27 offices in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. The BEMF draws together individuals and organisations from civil society to focus attention on the state’s health budgeting and expenditure.
The Budget and Expenditure Monitoring Forum (BEMF) held its fourth meeting on 12 November 2010. It brought together over 30 people from 10 organisations. The forum considered the Integrated Support Team reports, the antiretroviral tender and the future cost of antiretroviral treatment in the public health system. The forum also heard updates on events in the public health system in Gauteng, Eastern Cape and Free State provinces. An update on the TAC/CEGAA community budget monitoring project was also presented.
The fourth Budget and Expenditure Monitoring Forum (BEMF) will take place tomorrow (Friday, 12 November 2010) in Johannesburg. The BEMF draws together individuals and organisations from civil society to focus attention on the state’s health budgeting and expenditure.
The Budget and Expenditure Monitoring Forum (BEMF) held its third meeting on 21 May 2010. It brought together over 30 people from 10 organisations. The aim was to understand what civil society can do to ensure that the budgeting process –at the national and provincial levels– results in the appropriate allocation and use of financial resources to address health needs.
BEMF 2nd meeting: The treatment guidelines and the ARV tender – 5 February 2010.
- Introductory Notes – Nathan Geffen
- The New Treatment Guidelines – Francois Venter
- Procuring High Quality ARVs at Internationally Competitive Prices – Vishal Brinjlal
- Legislative Framework for Procurement – Jonathan Berger
BEMF Inaugural meeting: 21 August 2009
- Legal Implications of Failures in in Health Budgeting – Adila Hassim
- Case Study: Budget Irregularities and Shortfalls in the Free State – Brian Honermann
- Long Term Costs and Implications for Sustainable Budgeting – Susan Cleary
- The Budget Process & Power Brokers: How to Influence It/Them – Alison Hickey Tshangana
- National AIDS Spending Assessments – Nhlanhla Ndlovu
- Tools for Community Monitoring of Budgets and Expenditures – Nhlanhla Ndlovu