Refugees, migrants and health care in South Africa, explained
Keep up to date with our Teach-Yourself Series – condensed articles on migration issues in South Africa. Our articles and infographics aim to spread awareness on South Africa’s migration landscape, and our standpoints on the issue. This is a joint init …
- How is the South African healthcare system structured?
- What does the law say about migrants and refugees accessing healthcare in South Africa?
- Who pays what at clinics and hospitals?
- What about accessing specialist treatment, such as kidney dialysis?
- What about organ transplants?
- What about accessing treatment for HIV or TB?
- What about accessing private hospitals?
- The reality of accessing healthcare in South Africa
- How do we respond to inflammatory comments about ‘foreigners draining the healthcare system’?
- What is needed to improve the situation?
- I have more questions. Who can I ask?
I have more questions. Who can I ask?
You can contact one of the following organizations for further questions and advice.
- Sonke Gender Justice
- Lawyers for Human Rights
- Legal Resources Centre
- Office of Health Ombud
- The Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town
- The Johannesburg Migrant Health Forum brings together different organisations working in migration and health in Gauteng. Their website provides several resources including ‘What are my rights?’ pamphlets for patients in Gauteng, in both an English Version and a French Version.