Mark Heywood

 
[Podcast]Mark Heywood: 'I was pitched against the very government I had fought for'
[Podcast]Mark Heywood: 'I was pitched against the very government I had fought for'
Activists litigated to force government to give HIV-positive people antiretrovirals. Mia Malan talks to Mark Heywood about the political consequences
ANC veterans tell President Zuma to step down
ANC veterans tell President Zuma to step down
Top African National Congress (ANA) veterans, including Cheryl Carolus, Mavuso Msimang and Ronnie Kasrils, gathered at the steps of the Constitutional Court on Wednesday and joined the chorus of calls for President Jacob Zuma to step down....
Health MEC's deadly PR parade
Health MEC's deadly PR parade
In the front yard of a small brick house a toddler ambles unsteadily, following a neat cement pathway around the side of the house in Thabong...
Analysis: Tempers flare at Dr Death hearing
Analysis: Tempers flare at Dr Death hearing
“Are we going to have to listen to this nonsense?”
Drug trove expiring in clinic fiasco
Drug trove expiring in clinic fiasco
A full dispensary of essential medicines has been trapped inside a dormant Free State clinic for half a year because the provincial health...
Patients before patents, demand health activists
Patients before patents, demand health activists
Activists have demanded that government provide access to cheaper medicines for patients by finalising South Africa's long-awaited intellectual...
Health services too sick to mention
Health services too sick to mention
South Africa's health services crisis was ignored in this week's budget, healthcare activists say. Section27 executive director Mark...
Wits's Habib: Divide and conquer the elite
Wits's Habib: Divide and conquer the elite
South Africa has the most progressive, pro-poor Constitution in the world. So why do the poor, who have so much legal power, remain so disempowered?...
State consolidates HIV treatment
State consolidates HIV treatment
The health department says it will provide close to a million more HIV-infected South Africans with antiretroviral (ARV) medication over the next...
Civil society unapologetic over conference
Civil society unapologetic over conference
The ANC's scathing reaction to last week's civil society conference was "reminiscent of the paranoia of the Mbeki era", the conference co-hosts...
Army agrees HIV discrimination unlawful
Army agrees HIV discrimination unlawful
HIV-positive people will be able to join the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) after it admitted in the Pretoria High Court on Friday...