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 ...
PRESS RELEASE. 31 August 2014. The Rural Health Advocacy Project (RHAP) supports the plight of the Free State Community Health Workers and calls for an urgent resolution to the unfair expectations on this essential primary health care cadre

PRESS RELEASE. 31 August 2014. The Rural Health Advocacy Project (RHAP) supports the plight of the Free State Community Health Workers and calls for an urgent resolution to the unfair expectations on this essential primary health care cadre

The Rural Health Advocacy Project (RHAP) supports the plight of the Free State Community Health Workers and calls for an urgent resolution to the unfair expectations on this essential primary health care cadre Tomorrow Monday 1st September, over a 100 Free State Community Health Workers (CHWs) will appear in court to be charged in relation to t ...
Call for Applications: Service Provider to Conduct External Evaluation of the RHAP

Call for Applications: Service Provider to Conduct External Evaluation of the RHAP

1. Introduction The Rural Health Advocacy Project was founded in 2009 as a partnership initiative between the Rural Doctors Association of Southern Africa (RuDASA), the Wits Centre for Rural Health (WCRH) and SECTION27. Our work revolves around the rights of rural and remote communities to have equitable access to comprehensive, quality health ...

Rural health conference sponsorships available for rural doctors

RHAP has made available three sponsorships for rural doctors to attend the annual Rural Health Conference in Worcester, WC, from 21 to 24 September. The sponsorship is available for those who want to learn more about RuDASA and explore a potential leadership now or in future. The type of leadership role can take many forms depending on one̵ ...
RHAP’s Daygan Eagar: M&G Top 200 Young South African

RHAP’s Daygan Eagar: M&G Top 200 Young South African

RHAP celebrates Daygan Eagar’s achievement as one of the Top 200 Young South Africans in the Mail and Guardian’s 2014 Edition, published on the 25 of July 2014. A much deserved acknowledgement of Daygan’s pioneering work in rural health advocacy, particularly in the field of health financing. Read his profile here: http://ysa2 ...

Certificate of Need: Too much stick, not enough carrot

In this opinion piece published in the Mail and Guardian on 25 July 2014 Daygan Eagar argues that the state’s proposed certificate of need will not address inequities in rural healthcare. During a recent consultation with the national department of health on the much-maligned promulgation of the section of the National Health Act that requires ...
STATEMENT BY SECTION27, BEMF, RHAP, TAC: NORTH WEST HEALTH MEC LUXURY VEHICLE PURCHASE VIOLATES THE RIGHT TO ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE SERVICES

STATEMENT BY SECTION27, BEMF, RHAP, TAC: NORTH WEST HEALTH MEC LUXURY VEHICLE PURCHASE VIOLATES THE RIGHT TO ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE SERVICES

On 16 and 17 May 2014, reports emerged about the purchase of a new vehicle for the MEC for Health in the North West Province. The vehicle was reported to have cost R940 000 and to have been paid for using money in cost centres dedicated to the purchase of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) vehicles. The reports appeared on the Mail & Guardian ...
New Adult TB Guidelines

New Adult TB Guidelines

After a long wait, the 2014 National Adult TB management guidelines from the National DoH office have been released! Download and share widely. ...