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Dear Mr President, we need to talk about our health system

Dear Mr President, we need to talk about our health system

Four of South Africa’s top public health systems academics last month sent a letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa as the country grapples with finding solutions for our struggling health services.
G23 women respond to Morah’s threats to activist

G23 women respond to Morah’s threats to activist

The Group of 23 women have come out in support of their fellow activist Vuyiseka Dubula, who recently received a threatening letter from UNAIDS Director Erasmus Morah. He demanded she retract a range of statements.
Vuyiseka Dubula statement in response to Morah

Vuyiseka Dubula statement in response to Morah

Vuyiseka Dubula last week released a statement in response to the threatening legal letter sent by former UNAIDS Country Director to South Africa Erasmus Morah.
The progressive case for delaying NHI

The progressive case for delaying NHI

Healthcare in South Africa is in a tenuous state. The public healthcare system is in crisis – provinces are underfunded, corruption is rife, in many areas posts are effectively frozen.
More sexual harassment woes for UNAIDS

More sexual harassment woes for UNAIDS

UNAIDS Nigeria Country Director’s threat to sue AIDS activist Vuyiseka Dubula for implying that he is a sexual predator may have backfired as more witnesses come forward. Update: UNAIDS have since placed Morah on special leave. By Kerry Cullinan, Health-e News Service
Cry Ndlovu Cry

Cry Ndlovu Cry

Ndlovu Care Group and patients have been at the centre of a battle with the Limpopo health MEC who ended the contract and wants the almost 4 000 healthy HIV patients transferred to battling state clinics.
It’s a Stick-Up. Your Money or Your Health!

It’s a Stick-Up. Your Money or Your Health!

The Competition Commission recommendations made by the Health Market Inquiry may be a once-in-a lifetime possibility to make private health well again.
Ndlovu saga 3: A patient’s story

Ndlovu saga 3: A patient’s story

With the Limpopo Department of Health’s decision not to renew Ndlovu’s contract, Cathrine Thabethe and another 3 773 patients have been transferred to nearby state facilities for treatment. Thabethe spoke from the heart on how this felt and what this meant for patients.

IN FOCUS: AIDS2018 Amsterdam

Spotlight reports from the 2018 AIDS Conference in Amsterdam

Posted about Treatment in 2017

Don’t make us criminals

Don’t make us criminals

By Sally-Jean Shackleton - Address presented at a session entitled ‛South Africa’s National Sex Worker HIV Plan: Are you coming?’ at the 2016 International AIDS Conference in Durban.

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