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Tuesday, 26 June 2007 - 00:00

This morning the Cape High Court granted an interim interdict ordering the Western Cape Provincial government and the Ministers of Health and Public Works and Administration to restore the reasonable functioning of health care services in Khayelitsha.

This morning the Cape High Court granted an interim interdict ordering the Western Cape Provincial government and the Ministers of Health and Public Works and Administration to restore the reasonable functioning of health care services in Khayelitsha. It found that they acted unconstitutionally by violating the rights of patients and...

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Monday, 25 June 2007 - 00:00

 

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  • Judgment will be handed down in TAC and Others v. MEC for Health, Western Cape and Others in Cape High Court at 10:15am Tuesday, 26 June 2007.

     

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    • Judgment will be handed down in TAC and Others v. MEC for Health, Western Cape and Others in Cape High Court at 10:15am Tuesday, 26 June 2007.

    • TAC and the Coalition Against Public Health Cuts to hold mass community meeting in Khayelitsha

    • Accessing life-saving medical technologies for HIV: What needs to be done? 

    • 10th Joint...

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Monday, 18 June 2007 - 00:00

 On Friday, the Treatment Action Campaign and five patients, and parents of patients, who receive chronic medication at Khayelitsha's health facilities lodged an urgent application in the Cape High Court.

 On Friday, the Treatment Action Campaign and five patients, and parents of patients, who receive chronic medication at Khayelitsha's health facilities lodged an urgent application in the Cape High Court. The respondents are the MEC of Health for the Western Cape (Mr Pierre Uys), the Director-General for Health for the Western Cape (Professor Craig Househam), the Minister of Health...

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Tuesday, 12 June 2007 - 00:00

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  • Letter by Zackie Achmat and Sipho Mthathi to Government Ministers on dismissal of health workers.
  • Press statement by the Southern African HIV Clinicians Society on interrupting antiretrovirals and other HIV-related drugs during the strike Contents
    • Letter by Zackie Achmat and Sipho Mthathi to Government Ministers on dismissal of health workers.
    • Press statement by the Southern African HIV Clinicians Society on interrupting antiretrovirals and other HIV-related drugs during the strike
    • South African AIDS Conference 2006: resolutions and...
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Sunday, 3 June 2007 - 00:00

 

Public service strike: Paying workers more is critical to addressing a much wider crisis

I am still trying to work with passion, but the conditions are demoralising. The workload increases by the day.

Public service strike: Paying workers more is critical to addressing a much wider crisis

 

I am still trying to work with passion, but the conditions are demoralising. The workload increases by the day. On top of that, since 2003, there are two vacant posts for professional nurses in this clinic. If it...

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