This handbook is not intended to be an antibiotic textbook nor to replace the antibiotic section of the SAMF. Its function is to indicate the GSH antibiotic recommendations and to provide some additional therapeutic suggestions for a number of clinical situations.
The meeting is open to all with an interest in Public Health The development of the District Health System is potentially the most important issue in health in SA at present. Title: The District Health System - the Way Forward Program 13:30 Welcome 13:35 Setting the Scene - Bennett Asia (Dept of Health) 13:45 Capacity building for the DHS - David Sanders (UWC) 14:05 Legal Framework - R Mabope (Dept of Health) 14:25 Financing - Mark Blecher (Treasury, Dept of Finance) 14:45 Tea/Coffee 15:15 Local government perspective - Ivan Toms (City of Cape Town) 15:30 Info systems - Hassan Mahomed (City of Cape Town) 15:50 Barriers to making it work - Beth Engelbrecht (PAWC) 16:10 Discussion 16:45 Closure Venue: Upper Path Lecture Theatre, Werner Beit Building, UCT Medical School, Anzio Road, Observatory Date: Wednesday 27 November 2002 Time: 1:30 - 4:45 p.m. The Public Health Forum is jointly hosted by the Dept of Public Health and Primary Health Care, UCT, the Dept of Community Health, Stellenbosch, the Public Health Programme, UWC, Department of Community Health, Cape Technikon and the City Health Directorate of the City of Cape Town. All sessions are CPD points accredited.
The Health Systems Trust (HST) released its latest edition of the District Health Barometer on the 6th of July at the HISA conference, Emperors Palace, Gauteng. The publication illustrates important aspects of the health system at district level through the analysis of a selected range of health indicators from which comparisons among districts and provinces can be made. Data feeding into the report are drawn from a range of sources including the national Department of Health, Statistics SA, the TB register and the national Treasury. It is the only publication of its kind in South Africa that makes available comparative data for the purpose of measuring and tracking progress in primary health care at the district level.
Community participation in primary care service delivelopment: a case study from the informal settlement Mathew Goniwe, Khayelitsha, Cape Town.
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Community Participation (CP) is the cornerstone of the Primary Health Care (PHC) approach and a central tenet of current government health policy. However, the successful imlpementation of community participation is bedevilled by differences in the understanding of what is meant by community participation and what motivates health services to seek CP.
Opponents of tobacco control often claim that pollution from cars is more harmful to health than cigarette smoke, says the National Council Against Smoking.
Asked whether sex with a virgin would cure AIDS, an alarming five percent of 2 000 people surveyed agreed, particularly in the coloured community.
Although labour is not always synonymous with its role in the fight against HIV and AIDS, the AIDS Legal Network has hosted a public debate which acknowledged that some companies are doing a good job.
Commonwealth Association for Mental Handicap and Developmental Disabilities (CAMHADD) supported by the Commonwealth Foundation would like to invite you to the conference at he Kramer Building at the Middle Campus, University of Cape Town which offers excellent lecture and trade exhibition areas and provides ample parking. We would like to invite Obstetricians, Paediatricians, Medical Officers, GPs, Midwives, Community Nurses and all other people concerned with perinatal care and infant survival in Southern Africa.
Organized by Interface and Inclusive Education Solutions. A multi-level literacy programme, designed for all learners in an inclusive classroom. Valuable for Foundation Phase Teachers, Learner Support Teachers, ESL Teachers, Therapists and Parents.
Western Cape Povince, CONTRACT POSITION (12 MONTHS)