The Community Law Centre specialises in democratic values and human rights of South Africa's Constitution, emphasising children's rights, gender,local government and socio-economic rights.
Monitoring the Millennium Development Goals in southern Africa - Assessing evidence, capacity and partnerships
The Southern African Regional Poverty Network(SARPN) and the Open Society Institute of Southern Africa will be hosting a two day southern Africa regional workshop at the Sunnyside Park Hotel, Johannesburg , South Africa.
The Department of Health takes note of the Constitutional Court judgement of 17 August 2006 in the matter between Doctors for Life v/s the National Assembly, NCOP and the Department of Health.
The Human Rights Centre of Ghent University (Belgium), the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM) at Utrecht University (The Netherlands), the Faculty of Law of University of the Western Cape (South Africa) and the International Federation of Health and Human Rights Organisations (IFHHRO) have pleasure in announcing the 4th International Human Rights Academy which will take place in Cape Town South Africa.
As government's national rollout of antiretrovirals intensifies, there is growing concern that the available sources of supply could be pressured by the demand.
The annual Forum is an international meeting bringing together around 700 participants from governments, multilateral organizations, bilateral aid donors, international foundations, national and international NGOs, women's organizations, research institutions and the private sector. It offers the opportunity to present work in progress or recent results, to find out about new work of others, to continue the analysis and debate and to measure progress on the road to correcting the 10/90 gap in health research.
University of Natal
Since the Alma Ata declaration of 1978 primary health care has gained acceptance as a strategy for making basic health services universally accessible. Enormous efforts have been put towards improving the health status and living condition of people in developing countries by NGO's and government departments.
Throughout the year and particularly at its annual meeting, the Global Forum for Health Research acts as a marketplace where problems of the 10/90 gap can be examined by a broad range of partners, i.e. representatives from governments, multilateral and bilateral aid agencies, international and national foundations and NGOs, women’s organizations, research institutions and universities, pharmaceutical companies and the media. Forum 6 is the sixth annual meeting of the Global Forum for Health Research and the first to be held in Africa: Arusha, Tanzania.
The World Summit on Sustainable Development – will bring together tens of thousands of participants, including heads of State and Government, national delegates and leaders from non-governmental organizations (NGOs), businesses and other major groups to focus the world's attention and direct action toward meeting difficult challenges, including improving people's lives and conserving our natural resources in a world that is growing in population, with ever-increasing demands for food, water, shelter, sanitation, energy, health services and economic security.