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Cases

Case 1: Open Contracting

The Health Justice Initiative v The Minister of Health and Information Officer, Department of Health

On 22 February 2022 in Gauteng, South Africa, the HJI launched legal proceedings for the disclosure of all Covid-19 vaccine contracts and any applicable agreements with relevant companies and entities.  This follows an access to information request to the National Department of Health which was refused.

  • Access our notice of motion and founding affidavit here (30MB)
  • Access our press release here
  • Access our fact-sheet about the case here

Case 2: Open Decision-making

The Health Justice Initiative v The Minister of Health, Information Officer of the Department of Health, the Minister of Cooperative Governance & Traditional Affairs

The Health Justice Initiative v The Minister of Health, Information Officer of Department of Health, the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture, and the South African Medical Research Council

On 6 April 2022 in Gauteng, South Africa, the HJI launched legal proceedings for the disclosure of advice behind government’s Covid-19 policies, including vaccine selection, use and prioritisation, and the prioritisation of so-called ‘special groups’ other than health workers through the Sisonke programme.

  • Access our press release here
  • Access our fact-sheet about the proceedings here
  • Access our founding affidavit in proceedings related to the Minister’s Advisors here (30MB)
  • Access our founding affidavit in proceedings related to the Sisonke programme here (11 MB)

Case 1: Open Contracting

The Health Justice Initiative v The Minister of Health and Information Officer, Department of Health

On 22 February 2022 in Gauteng, South Africa, the HJI launched legal proceedings for the disclosure of all Covid-19 vaccine contracts and any applicable agreements with relevant companies and entities.  This follows an access to information request to the National Department of Health which was refused.

  • Access our notice of motion and founding affidavit here (2.6MB)
  • Access the annexures here (27MB)
  • Access our press release here
  • Access our fact-sheet about the case here

Case 2: Open Decision-making

The Health Justice Initiative v The Minister of Health, Information Officer of the Department of Health, the Minister of Cooperative Governance & Traditional Affairs

The Health Justice Initiative v The Minister of Health, Information Officer of Department of Health, the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture, and the South African Medical Research Council

On 6 April 2022 in Gauteng, South Africa, the HJI launched legal proceedings for the disclosure of advice behind government’s Covid-19 policies, including vaccine selection, use and prioritisation, and the prioritisation of so-called ‘special groups’ other than health workers through the Sisonke programme.

  • Access our press release here
  • Access our fact-sheet about the proceedings here
  • Access our founding affidavit in proceedings related to the Minister’s Advisors here (30MB)
  • Access our founding affidavit in proceedings related to the Sisonke programme here (11 MB)

Updates

HJI in Numbers

This month, the HJI turns 2!

 Join us as we share the highlights of our 2 year journey.