Monthly Archives: November 2012

Meet the new RuDASA Chair: Dr Desmond Kegakilwe.

Dr Desmond Kegakilwe is the newly-elected RuDASA chairperson, and is eager to use his energy and expertise to lead the RuDASA committee. Born in Tlakgameng Village in the far west of the North West province, Desmond matriculated from Mafikeng with dreams of being a law enforcement officer, or an engineer. His life changed when he was granted a ...

Press statement: Immediate action required.

Immediate action required to solve the systemic crisis at Mthatha Medical Depot and to save patients’ lives. Issued by: The BEMF, RHAP, TAC, RuDASA, Southern African HIV Clinicians Society and MSF. Date: 28 November 2012 The Budget Expenditure Monitoring Forum (BEMF), the Rural Health Advocacy Project (RHAP), the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) ...

RHAP Launches New Project: Rural Proofing Policy and Budgeting Programme

On Tuesday the 20th November, the RHAP will hold its first Working Group Meeting of the Rural-Proofing and Budgeting Programme. This new project aims to advocate for improved access to quality health care services in rural South Africa through more equitable and effective planning and financing of rural health services. Programme objectives are ...

RHAP a TOP 5 Finalist for the One Africa Award

“While its offices may be in downtown Johannesburg, RHAP works for the rights of South Africa’s rural citizens to access affordable, quality healthcare in their home districts. In its short existence, RHAP has become the de facto source for the most innovative policies and practices to improve rural healthcare and while at it, has g ...