TAC and SECTION27 welcome Health Market Inquiry Final Report

TAC and SECTION27 welcome Health Market Inquiry Final Report

Johannesburg, 30 September 2019 - SECTION27 and the Treatment Action Campaign welcome the publishing of the final report of the Competition Commission’s Health Market Inquiry (HMI). This has been an…

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Open letter to Dr Zweli Mkhize and Mr Tito Mboweni

Open letter to Dr Zweli Mkhize and Mr Tito Mboweni

Dear Dr Zweli Mkhize and Mr Tito Mboweni, As civil society organisations, SECTION27 and the Institute for Economic Justice congratulate you on your appointment to the portfolios of Minister of…

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Stop the Rush: Civil Society Organisations call for proper consideration of public comments on NHI Bill

Stop the Rush: Civil Society Organisations call for proper consideration of public comments on NHI Bill

What started as a marathon has turned into a sprint. After over a decade of policy documents, each iteration being further denuded of detail and meaning, and with little apparent…

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SECTION27 Submission on the Health Market Inquiry’s Provisional Report

SECTION27 Submission on the Health Market Inquiry’s Provisional Report

As an organisation that acts in the public interest, we are concerned about equitable access to health care services in the private sector, particularly, pricing and the drivers of the…

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Health Reform Briefs

SECTION27 is proud to launch its Health Reform Briefs in an effort to broaden discussion about the different ways in which the health sector is changing. The briefs will look at reform in the health care sector through the lens of the Constitution and public interest, tying together economics, health systems theory and the law.

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Fix The Provinces and Rural Health to Make the Health Budget Work for All Statement by SECTION27 and RHAP 16 May 2013

On 15 May 2013 the Minister of Health, Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi, delivered his annual National Health budget and policy speech (here). The speech provides an opportunity for the Minister and his department to communicate progress they have made in delivering health services, the challenges they face and what they plan to do to advance the right to health.

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SECTION27’s analysis of the MTBPS and 2011/12 adjustments budget

On 25 October 2011 the Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, tabled the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) at a sitting of the National Assembly. The MTBPS broadly outlines Government’s proposed spending plans for the next three years. It also provides an opportunity for Government to make adjustments to this year’s budget to cater for changes in expenditure and provide for unanticipated expenses.

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