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Thursday, 3 July 2008 - 12:45

To Mr Vumase

The Department of Health has indicated the need for a detailed forensic investigation into the circumstances surrounding the disposal of donar funding within the department. The KZN Provincial Treasury Department has appointed Ubunye Consortium to conduct the said investigation and submit a report on the findings to Treasury.

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To Mr Vumase

The Department of Health has indicated the need for a detailed forensic investigation into the circumstances surrounding the disposal of donar funding within the department. The KZN...

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Thursday, 3 July 2008 - 12:39

 

  • Nkonyeni continues witch-hunt against Mark Blaylock and Colin Pfaff
  • National Health Act has been breached because Nkonyeni, her officials and the Kwazulu-Natal Treasury have:                                                                                                                                                                      
    • Publicised private details of Dr Mark Blaylock's medical history...
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Thursday, 3 July 2008 - 12:30

On 2 July, TAC organised a picket outside of the United Nations building in Pretoria to demand a response to a memorandum handed over to the UNHCR by Gauteng civil society on 20 June 2008. The event was attended by 600 people, all of whom called on the UNHCR to intervene in the humanitarian crisis now facing South Africa. The community leader from the refugee camp in Acasia highlighted of the plight of foreign nationals living in the camp. He spoke of the poor conditions in the camp and told people about the hunger strike they are currently on to protest being given outdated food - and...

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Wednesday, 2 July 2008 - 15:08
  • MEC for Health in Kwazulu-Natal

TAC notes with great concern reports that KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Health Peggy Nkonyeni has renewed and intensified her witch hunt against doctors employed at Manguzi Hospital in rural Umkhanyakude district.

  • MEC for Health in Kwazulu-Natal

TAC notes with great concern reports that KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Health Peggy Nkonyeni has renewed and intensified her witch hunt against doctors employed at Manguzi Hospital in rural Umkhanyakude district. Nkonyeni, who was recently implicated in a Scorpions investigation into fraud...

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Monday, 30 June 2008 - 16:31

The Medicines and Related Substances Amendment Bill, 2008 was formally introduced to Parliament on 17 June 2008. Parliament has called for submissions by 18 July. It will hold public hearings on 5 to 6 August. The Bill is disastrous. It will undermine the scientific governance of medicine and potentially reverse the gains of the recent...

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