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NHI Bill: Request for Extension of Public Comment Period

The National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill has been released and is open for comments. PHM-SA, together with SECTION27, TAC, RHAP and UWC SoPH, amongst others, are in the process of mobilising civil society to request a 3-month extension of the submission ...

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Call for Endorsement: ICESCR Health Submission

In 2015, South Africa ratified the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), more than 20 years after we transitioned from apartheid to a democracy based on a constitutional commitment to human rights. This was a historic event ...

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NHI Bill: Welcome but flawed

By Louis Reynolds & David Sanders This article first appeared on 5 July 2018 in Spotlight. The People’s Health Movement South Africa (PHM-SA) welcomes the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill in that it confirms Universal Health Coverage (UHC) through a single payer ...

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PHM-SA Statement on National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill

Press Statement For Immediate Release Saturday, 23 June 2018 The long-awaited National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill is welcomed by the People’s Health Movement South Africa (PHM-SA) in that it affirms “universal health coverage”, which means a health service that is ...

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Mobilising for Health Equity and a People’s NHI!

A Health Equity public meeting was hosted by the People’s Health Movement South Africa (PHM-SA) on 9 June 2018 at Community House, Salt River, Cape Town. The meeting was attended by about 120 health and human rights activists and community members. ...

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PHM-SA Demands Health Equity for All Now!

Press Statement For Immediate Release Thursday, 7 June 2018 The People’s Health Movement South Africa (PHM-SA) calls on civil society, communities and allies in health struggles to join in mass mobilisation and community action to realise health equity and the ...

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