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Media Invite: State of TB in South Africa report launch

The TB Accountability Consortium will launch its annual State of TB report titled Tackling governance gaps to improve care on Wednesday, 22 March 2023. This report focuses on strengthening TB programmes governance and  grassroots level community led governance approach. 


WEBINAR: Protecting rural healthcare in times of economic crises

On Wednesday, 01 March 2023, Rural Health Advocacy Project (RHAP) will host a webinar to release the report, Protecting rural healthcare in times of economic crises. As the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, a new global economic crisis, spurred by the war in Ukraine threatens to throw it back into an austerity mode last seen during the 2008 global financial crisis. 


OPINION: Budget 2023 – opportunity missed to refocus public health spending?

The right to access healthcare services is guaranteed to everyone under Section 27 of the South African Constitution. On a population health level, South Africa has made good progress over the last 20 years.


BJC is concerned about rising inequality in a time of disaster

In anticipation of the 2023 budget, the Budget Justice Coalition (BJC) hopes that the Minister will not use the social budget to fund the current crises caused by the government’s bad spending habits.


South Africa can’t just “move-on” from Covid-19 without absorbing valuable lessons 

A new report released today, on Universal Health Coverage Day, by Rural Health Advocacy Project reveals that the health system disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic compromised the gains made in many programmes in this sector. It also highlighted various inequities in the current structure of the health system


Universal Healthcare Coverage Day Seminar: From crisis to resilience

On Monday, 12 December 2022, Rural Healthcare Advocacy Project (RHAP) is hosting a Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day seminar. UHC is in line with the Constitution of South Africa in which the Bill of Rights states that everyone has the right to have access to healthcare services.