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No People’s NHI Without Community Care Workers

98 community care workers representing over 50 organisations with the Community Care Workers Forum, the Wellness Foundation and the People’s Health Movement of South Africa met to reaffirm the importance of community care workers in South Africa’s health system and ...

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Call for Applications! South African People’s Health University

Call  for Applications!  South African People’s Health University 02 – 06 December 2013 University of the Western Cape The People’s Health Movement of South Africa will be hosting the first South African People’s Health University. This course is aimed at health activists ...

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Report: The Farm-worker Strikes of 2012-2013 and the Right to Health

Below is a report issued by the People’s Health Movement South Africa on Farm-worker Strikes of 2012-2013 and the Right to Health. This report was made possible with the help of  Alysha Aziz a Fulbright scholarship recipient and volunteer with the People’s Health Movement South Africa. ...

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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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