Saturday 15 June

Presentations: Mpumalanga NHI training

SECTION27 staff were recently in Ermelo to give presentations on the NHI pilots in the Gert Sibande district. Please find them attached. Gert Sibande pilot presentation NHI Gert Sibande NHI monitoring tool presentation NHI policy Presentation – Mpumalanga

Naude v The member of the Executive Council, Department of Health, Mpumalanga

On 21 October 2008 the Labour Court handed down the judgment in the case, Naude v The member of the Executive Council, Department of Health, Mpumalanga. The court found that Naude had been unfairly dismissed, awarded him R100 000 compensation, and costs in ALP’s favour.

This is a victory for all doctors who seek to practice their professional ethically, even where it may go against government policy.

In this case the AIDS denialism of the former Minister for Health, Manto Tshabalala-Msimang and the former MEC for Health in Mpumalanga, Sibongile Manana has once again been found to be unlawful and a violation of rights.

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