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#Elections2019: Parties pledge universal health, but lack detail

April 8, 2019

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.

Havoc for foreigners after DoH ‘mistake’

March 5, 2019

The National Department of Health (NDoH) has distanced itself from an unconstitutional directive it issued to provincial heads of department nearly two months ago instructing that all non-South African citizens pay in full for all health services.

[Updated] Activists canvass Johannesburg ahead of anti-xenophobia march

April 22, 2015
OurHealth   Violence  

About 200 activists from civil society organisations spent yesterday canvassing Johannesburg’s inner-city ahead of tomorrow’s march in protest of recent xenophobic violence that is expected to draw 30,000.