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PHM-SA Submission on National Health Insurance Bill

The People’s Health Movement South Africa (PHM-SA) submitted its comments on the National Health Insurance Bill, 2018, to the National Department of Health on 21 September 2018.  PHM-SA finds it regrettable that the public comment period was not extended beyond ...

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Can the NHI achieve Health for All?

[This article first appeared in The Pulse, September 2018 Edition, newsletter of the Public Health Association of South Africa (PHASA)] By Leslie London Affiliations: School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, and People’s Health Movement Nothing in the ...

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NHI Bill: Request for Extension of Public Comment Period

The National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill has been released and is open for comments. PHM-SA, together with SECTION27, TAC, RHAP and UWC SoPH, amongst others, are in the process of mobilising civil society to request a 3-month extension of the submission ...

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Call for Endorsement: ICESCR Health Submission

In 2015, South Africa ratified the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), more than 20 years after we transitioned from apartheid to a democracy based on a constitutional commitment to human rights. This was a historic event ...

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