The South African Health News Service
Subscribe
Find a Clinic
Medicine Price Registry
Return to Content

#Elections2019: Parties pledge universal health, but lack detail

April 8, 2019
News  

How ‘universal’ is the universal health coverage envisaged by the National Health Insurance scheme? The draft law contains xenophobic rhetoric, but the country’s main political parties offer very few alternatives in the manifestos.

Top three parties’ position on sexual & reproductive justice

March 18, 2019
Gender   Opinion & Commentary  

Do you know what your favourite political party’s stance is on sex work, gender-based violence and abortion?

EFF joins fight against alcohol abuse

October 8, 2018
News  

Many South Africans sniff disapprovingly about narcotics while throwing back litres of alcohol – the most abused drug in the country. But global support for restricting alcohol use is growing, and the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) intends to push for a ban on liquor advertising.