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6 June 2014

The ECHCAC Mourns the Death of Kwazi Emmanuel Mbatha

THE ECHCAC MOURNS THE DEATH OF KWAZI EMMANUEL MBATHA EASTERN CAPE HEALTH CRISIS ACTION COALITION 6 June 2014, THE ECHCAC MOURNS THE DEATH OF KWAZI EMMANUEL MBATHA The ECHCAC joins many in mourning the loss of Kwazi Emmanuel Mbatha. Kwazi passed away in the evening of Sunday 1 June 2014. Kwazi ser...

19 September 2013

EASTERN CAPE HEALTH CRISIS ACTION COALITION PRESS RELEASE 19 SEPTEMBER 2013

The Minister of Health announced today results of an investigation into the state of healthcare in the Eastern Cape and aspects of a plan to address the crisis. He acknowledged that the impetus behind this response was pressure from the Eastern Cape Health Crisis Action Coalition (ECHCAC) and a r...

18 June 2013

5 Months Later: Thousands of HIV & TB patients’ lives remain at risk as health department dithers on resolving Eastern Cape drug stock-outs

 DURBAN – Thousands of people living with HIV and TB still risk death and drug-resistance in the Eastern Cape due to ongoing interruptions to their supply of life-saving drugs. A new report released five months after a coalition consisting of the Rural Health Advocacy Project (RHAP), Doctors With...

16 May 2013

VILLAGE CLINIC PATIENTS STILL RECEIVING HEALTH CARE SERVICES IN TENTS

Every month, Lusikisiki Village Clinic serves up to 8,500 people in the OR Tambo District of the Eastern Cape. At the beginning of 2013, the Eastern Cape Department of Health moved the clinic from a building in central Lusikisiki to a plot of dirt on the outskirts of town. to read the full statem...

9 May 2013

Invitation: TAC and RuDASA EC Health Consultation- 16 and 18 May 2013

Have your Say! TAC and RuDASA Eastern Cape Health Consultations 16 May 2013: 9 for 10am to 1pm: Mthatha Town Hall, Leeds Rd (between Owen & York) – Hosted by the District AIDS Council 18 May 2013: 9 for 10am to 1pm: East London, Turnbull Park Club, 48 Paterson Street The Treatment Action Campaig...