Rural Health Update # 3: Rural-Proofing Health Care Financing in SA

Rural Health Update # 3: Rural-Proofing Health Care Financing in SA

The transformation of the health sector can only truly improve access to historically neglected rural communities if persistent structural inequities are addressed. These inequities relate to the distribution of financial, human and material resources. This third issue of Rural Health Update deals with inequities in the allocation of financial ...

Rural Health Update no.2

Accessing the Point of Delivery at Primary Health Care level. Poor rural communities experience several barriers to fully realise their right to access quality health care. The following stand out: Accessing the point of health care delivery The quality and availability of health care at the point of delivery The acceptability of health care se ...

Rural Health Update no.1

The role of clinical associates in improving access to HR4RH. The Department of Health has identified a wide range of short, medium and long-term strategies that together need to ensure, “a workforce fit for purpose to meet South Africa’s health needs”1. The development and employment of new health cadres is part of the roadma ...