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Life Esidimeni Arbitration: 143+ and counting?

Life Esidimeni Arbitration: 143+ and counting?

After two years, and countless attempts at compelling the Gauteng Department of Health (GDoH) to act in the best interests of Mental Health
Steps to consider when proving PrEP in higher-education institutions

Steps to consider when proving PrEP in higher-education institutions

1 October is set to become a memorable day in some higher-education institutions It marks the day in 2017 that Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
The state of PrEP access in SA

The state of PrEP access in SA

Thuthukile Mbatha is a researcher at SECTION27, and an advocacy fellow for the AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (AVAC) She runs an advocacy
Overdue IP reform process crucial for healthcare in South Africa

Overdue IP reform process crucial for healthcare in South Africa

On 17 November 2017, at the University of the Witwatersrand, Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz gave a lecture to a standing-room-only crowd
Deepening crisis at Pelonomi hospital

Deepening crisis at Pelonomi hospital

While healthcare workers in the Free State report theatre temperatures of 30 degrees Celcius, a halt to cancer biopsies, and an ongoing
Fifteen years without a wheelchair – who pays?

Fifteen years without a wheelchair – who pays?

A volunteer healthcare worker tells the story of a young boy confined to his bed since he was a young child, as a result of the shortage of
Lifesaving programme under threat

Lifesaving programme under threat

Keiskamma Trust, an Eastern Cape based health organisation, praised around the world for its incredible community work which has saved
Two steps forward, three steps back – a tale of the Eastern Cape clinics

Two steps forward, three steps back – a tale of the Eastern Cape clinics

Eastern Cape Health Department fails to complete clinic projects promised by the Minister of Health
Looking back to look forward: the next 21 years of the Constitution

Looking back to look forward: the next 21 years of the Constitution

On 10 December 2017 the Constitution Hill Trust marked the 21 years since the signing of our Constitution by holding a lekgotla in the
Philani Clinic – A timeline of failure

Philani Clinic – A timeline of failure

A few meters from the entrance to Philani Clinic in Queenstown, opposite the gate, is a black-walled tavern On weekdays, it’s as quiet as
Priority-Setting, Social Justice and Human Rights in the Eastern Cape

Priority-Setting, Social Justice and Human Rights in the Eastern Cape

The stories of health care users experiences with the health system as published by Spotlight are devastating Various factors play a role
Let’s make AIDS councils work

Let’s make AIDS councils work

Every province and district should have an AIDS council These AIDS councils are supposed to bring everyone (government, organised labour,
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