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Access to health services a major concern as Treasury mulls budget cuts

Academics, activists and medical professionals have rung the alarm bell over the further deterioration of South Africa’s public health services if stringent budget-cutting measures are implemented immediately. South Africa has been facing fiscal strain with increased interest rates and high…

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Vaccine hesitancy no longer the No 1 reason for South Africa's slow COVID-19 vaccine uptake.

Covid-19 vaccines: SA ‘bullied’ into unfair deals, charged over two times more than other countries

The COVID-19 procurement contracts South Africa signed with various pharmaceutical companies were “unethical, immoral, and imperial minded”, says Health Justice Initiative (HJI) director, Fatima Hassan. She says the contracts made no provision for transparency and government as the purchaser had…

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