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NHI Bill: Welcome but flawed

By Louis Reynolds & David Sanders This article first appeared on 5 July 2018 in Spotlight. The People’s Health Movement South Africa (PHM-SA) welcomes the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill in that it confirms Universal Health Coverage (UHC) through a single payer ...

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PHM-SA Statement on National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill

Press Statement For Immediate Release Saturday, 23 June 2018 The long-awaited National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill is welcomed by the People’s Health Movement South Africa (PHM-SA) in that it affirms “universal health coverage”, which means a health service that is ...

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Mobilising for Health Equity and a People’s NHI!

A Health Equity public meeting was hosted by the People’s Health Movement South Africa (PHM-SA) on 9 June 2018 at Community House, Salt River, Cape Town. The meeting was attended by about 120 health and human rights activists and community members. ...

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PHM-SA Demands Health Equity for All Now!

Press Statement For Immediate Release Thursday, 7 June 2018 The People’s Health Movement South Africa (PHM-SA) calls on civil society, communities and allies in health struggles to join in mass mobilisation and community action to realise health equity and the ...

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Bavuse! Mobile Mobilisation for Health for All

The People’s Health Movement South Africa (PHM SA) is now using Bavuse! – an exciting new health advocacy and mobilisation tool – to communicate with our members and the public. People can use this tool to organise and mobilise themselves ...

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Towards a People’s National Health Insurance!

On 5 March 2018, the People’s Health Movement South Africa (PHM-SA), Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), SECTION27 and Rural Health Advocacy Project (RHAP) met for a workshop to learn more about National Health Insurance (NHI) financing and to set up a ...

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PHM-SA Strategic Planning 2018

The People’s Health Movement South Africa (PHM-SA) Steering Committee held a Strategic Planning Meeting on 10 February 2018 in Cape Town to plan our activities for 2018. We would like to share a few of the highlights: National Health Insurance (NHI) ...

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