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Concern as Eastern Cape Emergency Services down tools

Statement issued by Bongani Msomi – UDM Secretary General United Democratic Movement (UDM) is concerned about the current strike of Emergency Medical Services officials in various parts of the Eastern Cape. Even though we understand workers’ grievances over financial issues, our biggest concern is that patients are adversely affected by this strike. The Department of Health has a responsibility to our people and it should swiftly intervene. All stakeholders must act decisively and find a [...]

2017-07-26T10:27:41+02:00July 26th, 2017|2017 Archive, Archives, Home, Issues, Media statements: UDM|Comments Off on Concern as Eastern Cape Emergency Services down tools

Health Policy Proposals

1. Introduction The UDM commits itself to protecting and promoting the constitutional right of all South Africans to basic health care, and providing proper and immediate responses to the major health risks facing the country. 2. Major health priorities The UDM proposes that Primary Health Care and HIV/AIDS should be elevated as the two major priorities, recognising that in these two areas the current government is failing to protect the constitutional rights of all South [...]

2016-10-26T08:39:20+02:00April 9th, 2014|Policy Positions|Comments Off on Health Policy Proposals