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More than 200 CHWs were present on the 2nd floor of the House of Movements in Johannesburg, for the arbitration proceeding that began on 7 February 2017, and which was set to continue until 9 February. The case against the…

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There has been a long and intensified mass struggle to force the Department of Health and Smartpurse to take the CHWs struggle seriously. On 8 November 2016, the Gauteng Community Health Care Forum (the Forum) decided to take the struggle…

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The results of a study led by South African researcher Dr Francesca Conradie offers hope for patients with strains of tuberculosis (TB) that have been extremely difficult to treat. Conradie presented the findings of the NIX-TB trial in Seattle…

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The Health Ombudsman’s Report into the circumstances surrounding the deaths of mentally ill former-Life Esidimeni patients was finally released on 1 February, stating more than 94 patients have…

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From 26 to 31 January 2017, the Gauteng Community Health Care Forum (the Forum) held a capacity building workshop, facilitated by Khanya College in Cullinan, Pretoria. 64 Community Healthcare Workers (CHWs) attended the workshop from clinics all over…

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