[vc_row row_height_percent=”0″ override_padding=”yes” h_padding=”2″ top_padding=”3″ bottom_padding=”0″ overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”3″ shift_y=”0″ css=”.vc_custom_1465815120035{margin-top: 0px !important;margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-top-width: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”][vc_column column_width_percent=”100″ overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”3″ medium_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/2″ css=”.vc_custom_1465812439273{border-top-width: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”][vc_custom_heading auto_text=”yes” text_color=”color-nhtu”]TRACKING THE OFFICE OF THE HEALTH OMBUD’S FINDINGS[/vc_custom_heading][vc_single_image media=”51543″ media_width_percent=”100″ advanced=”yes” media_items=”media|original,title,caption” media_text=”under” media_overlay_opacity=”50″ media_text_visible=”yes” media_text_anim=”no” media_overlay_anim=”no” media_image_anim=”no” media_h_align=”center” media_h_position=”center” media_padding=”1″ media_title_dimension=”h2″ media_title_family=”font-180609″ media_title_weight=”700″ lbox_title=”yes” lbox_no_tmb=”yes” lbox_no_arrows=”yes” media_link=”||”][vc_separator sep_color=”color-nhtu”][vc_column_text]In his Life Esidimeni report, the Health Ombudsman made recommendations and gave the department 45 days to implement them. We are keeping track of that implementation and will be updating you daily on how things are developing.

Click here for the full resolution of today’s update.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space empty_h=”2″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading auto_text=”yes” text_color=”color-nhtu”]SECTION27 STATEMENT ON HEALTH OMBUD REPORT[/vc_custom_heading][vc_single_image media=”51249″ media_width_percent=”100″ media_ratio=”one-one” advanced=”yes” media_items=”media|original,title,caption” media_text=”under” media_overlay_opacity=”50″ media_text_visible=”yes” media_text_anim=”no” media_overlay_anim=”no” media_image_coloration=”desaturated” media_image_color_anim=”yes” media_image_anim=”no” media_h_align=”center” media_h_position=”center” media_padding=”1″ media_title_dimension=”h2″ media_title_family=”font-180609″ media_title_weight=”700″ lbox_title=”yes” lbox_no_tmb=”yes” lbox_no_arrows=”yes” media_link=”url:http%3A%2F%2Fsection27.org.za%2F2017%2F02%2Fsection27-calls-for-systematic-change-in-mental-health-in-south-africa%2F||”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image media=”51505″ media_width_percent=”100″ media_link=”url:http%3A%2F%2Fsection27.org.za%2Fbasic-education-handbook%2F||”][vc_custom_heading text_color=”accent” separator=”yes” separator_color=”yes” subheading=”Legal literacy is an essential tool of rights-based struggles. Legal literacy seeks to empower people and communities without any formal legal training to know and understand the law and its impact, so that they can engage and apply the law in a manner that improves the quality of their lives. This is the purpose of the Basic Education Rights Handbook. It aims to empower communities, school governing bodies, principals, teachers and learners to understand education law and policy, and to know when learners’ rights have been violated and what steps are required to protect those rights.”]

Basic Education Handbook

[/vc_custom_heading][vc_button button_color=”accent” radius=”btn-circle” outline=”yes” link=”url:http%3A%2F%2Fsection27.org.za%2Fbasic-education-handbook%2F|title:Our%20Publications|” el_class=”publications”]Read the Handbook[/vc_button][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image media=”51519″ media_width_percent=”100″ media_link=”url:http%3A%2F%2Freview.section27.org.za%2F||”][vc_custom_heading text_color=”accent” separator=”yes” separator_color=”yes” subheading=”Here is our latest review of South Africa’s health and basic education systems and the work we have been doing to improve access to these fundamental servivces”]

Section27 2014-2015 review

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Basic Education

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Public Health Care

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Private Health Care

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Rule of Law

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