NHI presentation to parliament World Aids Day 2021

NHI presentation to parliament World Aids Day 2021 Featured

ON WORLD AIDS DAY, SECTION27 AND THE TREATMENT ACTION CAMPAIGN TO PRESENT ON NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE BILL BEFORE PARLIAMENT 30 November 2021, Johannesburg -- SECTION27 and the Treatment Action Campaign…

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Media Advisory: Activists to march to Department of Trade, Industry and Competition to #FIXPATENTLAW on 9 November 2021

Media Advisory: Activists to march to Department of Trade, Industry and Competition to #FIXPATENTLAW on 9 November 2021

People in South Africa are needlessly suffering and dying because many patented medicines are unaffordable. The time to Fix South Africa’s Patent Laws is now!  Activists from the Fix The…

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#BOPHELOHOUSE94 BACK IN COURT TO APPEAL CONVICTIONS

#BOPHELOHOUSE94 BACK IN COURT TO APPEAL CONVICTIONS

BLOEMFONTEIN, 8th AUGUST 2016: Today the #BopheloHouse94 are appearing in Bloemfontein High Court. The community healthcare workers (CHWs) are appealing their conviction in October 2015 in the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court. A…

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New IP consultative framework for SA: three years’ delay is three too many

Cabinet recently approved a new Intellectual Property (IP) Consultative Framework for South Africa. This follows a Draft National IP Policy published for comment in 2013 – on which we and…

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Emergency Medical Services – ECHCAC analysis of ECDoH response to Commission

Emergency Medical Services – ECHCAC analysis of ECDoH response to Commission

On 14 June 2016, the Eastern Cape Health Action Crisis Coalition wrote to the South African Human Rights Commission in relation to the Eastern Cape Department of Health Response to the…

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"SA needs more doctors" Netcare tells HMI

"SA needs more doctors" Netcare tells HMI

Netcare agreed that the HPCSA is dysfunctional and the issue is particularly concerning because the country has a shortage of health professionals.  Netcare emphasised the limitations on private bodies to train professionals proposing that the inadequacy in training capacity indicates a need for private medical training.

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HMI panel grills HPCSA

HMI panel grills HPCSA

Health Professions Council of South Africa The last day of the second week of public hearings for the Health Market Inquiry began with submissions and extensive questioning of the Health…

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HMI talks PMBs, price, regulation

HMI talks PMBs, price, regulation

The Health Market Inquiry heard today (23 February 2016) from health care professionals in the ongoing public hearings held by the Inquiry’s esteemed Panel headed by former Chief Justice Sandile…

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