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‘TAC protected the man who sexually harassed me’

July 19, 2019

One of the country’s most influential civil society organisations and its leaders may have flouted justice to protect a close ally, according to the woman who dared to speak up about her sexual harassment.

Improve sexual health services, urges TAC

July 8, 2019

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) says the scarcity of abortion services in public healthcare institutions violates Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights.

Limpopo health department lets go of 540 bursary holders

June 25, 2019
Opinion & Commentary  

While the health department has less than half of the personnel it requires to function effectively, activists argue it’s people who will suffer the most from these cuts.

Historic UN TB declaration ‘falls short’ say activists

September 27, 2018

Civil society groups have criticised the United Nations declaration on tuberculosis (TB) ratified yesterday (26 Sept) saying it ‘falls short’ on critical issues in the fight against the world’s top infectious killer.

Hope for strong world declaration on deadly TB

August 23, 2018

Last week the World Health Organsiation (WHO) changed its treatment recommendations for the deadliest form of TB, drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB), following South Africa’s bold decision.

Calls for action against former Gauteng Health MECs

August 8, 2018
News   OurHealth  

Civil society organisations – enraged by the recent nominations of disgraced politicians Brian Hlongwa and Qedani Mahlangu to the provincial executive committee – have threatened to lead a revolt against the ruling ANC.

Esidimeni compensation likely unaffordable to Gauteng health department

November 6, 2017

No action has been taken against 11 health officials implicated in Esidimeni crisis, former Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu who made the decision that led to 141 deaths remains illusive and the “bankrupt” Gauteng Health Department is currently unable to fund a compensation ruling.