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SAAPA Seminar on Alcohol Policy in South Africa

The Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliance (SAAPA) hosted a seminar (19-20 February 2018) on the issue of the marketing of liquor in South Africa and other liquor-related policy issues. SAAPA-SA is the South African chapter of the Southern African Alcohol ...

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PHM-SA Annual General Meeting & Human Rights Day Event

The People’s Health Movement South Africa (PHM-SA) will be hosting its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Human Rights Day, Wednesday, 21 March 2018, in Cape Town. It will be followed by an event on Grassroots Mobilisation in Health Struggles, where ...

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Let’s Mobilise Towards the 4th People’s Health Assembly!

Forty years after the groundbreaking Alma Ata declaration, the People’s Health Movement (PHM) will return to Bangladesh for the 4th People’s Health Assembly (PHA4). The event will take place on 15-19 November 2018 in Savar (near Dhaka), Bangladesh, 18 years after ...

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ICESCR Shadow Report – Call for Inputs

South Africa’s ratification of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) in 2015 meant that the South African government had to submit a first progress report on implementing the Covenant, which it did in April 2017. This ...

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Northern Cape SAPHU Activities, 2017

Introduction A South African People’s Health University (SAPHU) programme is offered by the People’s Health Movement South Africa (PHM-SA) in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. Although the Northern Cape is not one of the poorest provinces, unemployment is ...

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National Health Assembly (NHA) 2016

The People’s Movement South Africa, Section27 and Treatment Action Campaign hosted the National Health Assembly on 24-26 June 2016, which was attended by 156 delegates from 31 organisations. The reports and documents of the Assemble are below. The People’s Health ...

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