Episode 10: Siphiwe Mhlangana on the Treatment Action Campaign’s treatment literacy work

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Episode 10: Siphiwe Mhlangana on the Treatment Action Campaign’s treatment literacy work
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Host Nomatter Ndebele chats to Siphiwe Mhlangana of the TAC about his treatment literacy work and why treatment literacy still matters.

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Episode 6: Justice Edwin Cameron addresses the TAC 20-year celebrations

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Episode 6: Justice Edwin Cameron addresses the TAC 20-year celebrations
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Justice Edwin Cameron of South Africa’s Constitutional Court recently addressed attendees at the TAC’s 20-year celebrations. We bring you a
recording of what he had to say to TAC members, supporters and allies.

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Episode 5: Dr Fareed Abdullah on South Africa’s AIDS response

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Episode 5: Dr Fareed Abdullah on South Africa’s AIDS response
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Dr Fareed Abdullah of the SA MRC, previously CEO of SANAC, recently addressed the TAC’s 20-year celebrations. Listen what he had to say about the history of South Africa’s AIDS response and where we are now.

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Episode 4: Marijuana, health and the law in South Africa

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Episode 4: Marijuana, health and the law in South Africa
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Host Nomatter Ndebele chats to Dr Michael Herbst of the Cancer Association of South Africa about the landmark Constitutional Court judgement on the possession and use of marijuana and the judgement’s implications for the health of people in South Africa.

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Episode 3: Sasha Stevenson on what NHI and HMI means for healthcare reform in South Africa

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Episode 3: Sasha Stevenson on what NHI and HMI means for healthcare reform in South Africa
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At a recent civil society meeting jointly hosted by SECTION27 and Spotlight, Sasha Stevenson, head of health at SECTION27, presented on the implications of NHI and HMI for access to healthcare in South Africa. We now make her informative and thought-provoking presentation available as a podcast. (We apologise for the poor quality of the recording.)

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Episode 2: Life Esidimeni revisited

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Episode 2: Life Esidimeni revisited
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In episode 2 we catch up with the processes around the Life Esidimeni tragedy. Christine Nxumalo discusses what further action the families are hoping for. Tendai Mafuma provides fascinating insights into the prospects for criminal liability. Mark Heywood gives his views on the politics surrounding the case and what that means for accountability.

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Episode 1: Sexual and reproductive health rights

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Episode 1: Sexual and reproductive health rights
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In this first episode of the Spotlight podcast host Nomatter Ndebele speaks to Dr Daphney Conco of Wits about what SRHR is and why it matters. We also hear from Vuyokazi Gonyela of TAC about their SRHR work in provinces. Finally, Nomatter chats to Spotlight guest editor Thuthu Mbatha about some of the highlights in the special Youth edition of Spotlight.

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