Nursing today in South Africa

Nursing today in South Africa

By Lungile Gamede – RHAP Graduate Intern According to the World Health Organisation, a well-functioning healthcare system is defined as one that  “responds in a balanced way to a population’s needs and expectations by; improving the health status of individuals, families, and communities; defending the population against what threatens it ...

Scientific Fact or Fake News in the era of the COVID pandemic

The COVID19 pandemic has brought about a paradigm shift in how we think about information. For the first time in recent history you can be arrested for creating or spreading fake news. Read this very informative blog by rural doctor Dr Madeleine Muller, from Eastern Cape. ...
COVID-19: PPE for HCWs

COVID-19: PPE for HCWs

Healthcare workers can report Personal Protective Equipment and essential medicines stock-outs to the SAHCS/SSP. Refer to the contact details in the image. ...

STATEMENT: BUDGET JUSTICE COALITION: ESCALATION OF MEASURES TO COMBAT COVID-19 EPIDEMIC PRIORITISES LIVES, BUT NOT LIVELIHOODS

https://budgetjusticesa.org/media/budget-justice-coalition-escalation-of-measures-to-combat-covid-19-epidemic-prioritises-lives-but-not-livelihoods/ The Budget Justice Coalition (BJC) commends the South African government for the pace at which it has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 and provide accurate information about the ...
RuDASA Statement: COVID-19 in a Rural Setting

RuDASA Statement: COVID-19 in a Rural Setting

The Rural Doctors Association of South Africa has issued a statement through which it promotes four lessons for addressing COVID-19 in a rural South African Context: 4 lessons from the #coronavirus #COVID19: Lesson 1: public health is political Lesson 2: science matters Lesson 3: education of the public matters Lesson 4: we should always be tal ...