Monthly Archives: April 2014

RHAP Vacancy: Administrator

RHAP Vacancy: Administrator

An exciting opportunity to join the RHAP team has become available. We are looking for an administrator with good organisational skills. Main purpose of the job: To contribute to the smooth running of the Rural Health Advocacy Project (RHAP) by providing administrative and financial support. This includes but is not limited to financial adminis ...
Advocate for Improvements using the National Core Standards for Health Establishments

Advocate for Improvements using the National Core Standards for Health Establishments

Published in 2011, the main aim of the National Core Standards for Health Establishments is to: •  Develop a common definition of quality care which should be found in all health establishments in South Africa, as a guide to the public and to managers and staff at all levels; •  Establish a benchmark against which health establishments can be a ...
National Complaints Management Protocol for the Public Health Sector

National Complaints Management Protocol for the Public Health Sector

In May 2013, the Department of Health published the “National Complaints Management Protocol for the Public Health Sector in South Africa” (NCMP), an excellent policy document providing the principles and standard for complaints management in the South African health sector. A must read for all health care professionals who want to improve the ...

WONCA Rural Medical Education Guidebook

Download this on-line free resource, launched at the 12th WONCA World Rural Health Conference, Gramado, Brazil, in April 2014. Consisting of 71 chapters written by 74 authors, it represents a unique collaboration, with contributions from every continent. It is intended to be a free resource for doctors, educators and others wanting to obtain pr ...

8 April 2014 – Public Debate Wits Med School Admission Criteria

Professor Adam Habib, the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of the Witwatersrand will host a public meeting to discuss the current and future admissions criteria and policies for entry into the MBBCh programme. A very important debate that has to happen as currently the majority of students end up in private sector and overseas &# ...

SA Needs Rural Doctors – Opinion Piece

Source: http://mg.co.za/article/2014-04-08-comment-sa-needs-rural-doctors/ Although working conditions are tough in rural areas, doctors need to go where they are most needed, says a medical student. COMMENT I am a medical student; one of a mere 1 200 that will graduate each year in a country besieged by challenges in delivering health care to ...