Charity profile

The People’s Health Movement–South Africa (PHM–SA) is an advocacy organisation that strives to improve health care and health-related services for all. Our goal is to improve the capacity of individuals and communities to realise their right to health and health care, and to advocate for a Primary Health Care approach.

PHM–SA advocates and lobbies for:

  • Increased access to health care and health-related services;Improved quality of health care and health-related service delivery
  • Effective implementation of the Patients’ Charter
  • Strengthened ability of civil society organisations to organise communities around their right to health
  • Addressing the social determinants of health to mitigate their impact on health and health care in South Africa.