Monthly Archives: September 2014

Press Statement: Rural awards acknowledge perseverance in rural health

The Pierre Jacques Rural Doctor of the Year award was presented to Dr. Jenny Nash at the 18th Rural Health conference that was held in Worcester, 21-24 September 2014. The Provincial Rural Doctor of the Year award went to Dr. Hans Hendriks from Ceres hospital. The first ever award for the rural therapist of the year was presented to Jabu Ndlovu ...
ToRs: Development of a scientific rural health costing proposal, method and project plan (PHC service)

ToRs: Development of a scientific rural health costing proposal, method and project plan (PHC service)

Deadline for submission of CVs: 12 September 2014  Background The Rural Health Advocacy Project (RHAP) is a partnership initiative between the Rural Doctors Association of Southern Africa, Wits Centre for Rural Health and SECTION27. RHAP advocates for a high quality health care system in South Africa that meets the health care needs of all comm ...
Wiser Seminar 1 September 2014: The Broken Thread – Primary Health Care, Social Justice and the Dignity of the Health Worker

Wiser Seminar 1 September 2014: The Broken Thread – Primary Health Care, Social Justice and the Dignity of the Health Worker

Tonight Mark Heywood from SECTION27 speaks at a public WISER seminar on the missing link in realising the right to health: The Health Care Worker. RHAP and its rural partners have demonstrated in various policy submissions (on NHI, PHC) and publications that priority interventions will not achieve intended outcomes of equity and improved health ...