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RIGHT TO HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE CAMPAIGN

Following some years of coordinating PHM’s Global Right to Health Campaign (RTHC), a Commission was set up in December 2009, tasked with defining the next phase for the global campaign. The Commission was asked to move the campaign from assessment ...

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ICESCR RATIFICATION CAMPAIGN

A Civil Society Campaign to advocate for the ratification of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) and its Optional Protocol, by the South African Government. A Campaign of the Community Law Centre, Socio Economic Rights project, ...

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NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE CIVIL SOCIETY COALITION

Rationale South Africa has a quadruple burden of disease and failing health systems. This has created a health crisis that continues to worsen. As a response, the Department of Health has proposed a 10-point plan to transform the health system, ...

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PEOPLE’S HEALTH ASSEMBLY – 6TH TO 11TH JULY 2012

The Third People’s Health Assembly (PHA-3) will take place at the University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa, from 6 – July 2012. It will bring together health activists, civil society, academics, communities, health professionals, social networks and ...

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CAN SOUTH AFRICA AFFORD NOT TO HAVE A NHI?

OPINION: Misinformed scaremongering seems to have been the order of the day since the release of the National Health Insurance (NHI) Green Paper. South Africans have been subjected to a barrage of reports about how the proposed NHI is unaffordable, ...

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