The RHAP is a partnership between Wits Centre for Rural Health (WCRH), the Rural Doctors Association of Southern Africa (RuDASA) and SECTION27. RHAP’s vision is “Rural Health – Key to a Healthy Nation”. We believe we can only have a healthy nation if rural health care is central to planning and decision-making at national and decentralised levels. The organisational mission of the Rural Health Advocacy Project is “Connecting Practice, Policy and Partners”. We aim to be a leading resource in the field of rural health advocacy that facilitates the translation of rural health needs and health care solutions into policy and decision-making.
Our four focus areas are: