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MTBPS 2023: Budgets must protect health care and education rights, now more than ever!

2 November 2023, Johannesburg – In the context of weak economic growth, lower-than-expected tax revenues collected and the implementation of measures to reduce public spending, the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) for 2023/24 has responded to this through budget cuts to health care and basic education, particularly to programmes characterised Continue Reading

Budget Expenditure Monitoring Forum Condemns the Arrest of over 100 Community Health Workers and Activists in the Free State

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 100 community health workers and activists outside Free State Department of Health Bophelo House in the early hours of this Continue Reading

The 7th meeting of the BEMF

The 7th meeting of the Budget and Expenditure Monitoring Forum was held on 21 and 22 November 2011 in Johannesburg. The purpose of the meeting was to develop a clear picture of where South Africa is at in terms of its financing, budgeting and expenditure for the response to HIV/AIDS. Continue Reading

4th BEMF meeting: Understanding the IST reports

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.

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