Health Systems Trust (HST) is seeking to appoint a Senior Researcher to manage existing and/or new projects (or components of projects) within the Research Programme cluster.
Although the operating performance of medical schemes took a knock last year, a survey by Global Credit Ratings has found that schemes are financially robust.
UK researchers have identified a number of factors that predict when an infant is unlikely to receive all recommended immunizations, according to a report in the British Medical Journal for June 3.
The Eastern Cape health department has identified a possible 179 ghost workers on its books which could mean savings totalling R1,59-million a month.
The cabinet has agreed to the creation of a risk equalisation fund to ensure access to health care for all South Africans, President Thabo Mbeki said yesterday.
Though the fight over medicine prices has gone to the highest court in the land, scant attention has focused on how much tax South Africans pay for their medicines. At 14% VAT, which earns government R1,4bn/year on prescription drugs alone, tax on medicines in a developing country such as SA could be reduced.
Gain First Hand Knowledge On The Current Implementation Status And Future Of Social Health Insurance. The conference will be held at the Glenhove Conferencing, Houghton, Johannesburg.
A priority over the decade ahead will be to ensure that a caring and competently managed health service is available in every community, Finance minister Trevor Manuel told Parliament during his presentation of the 2005 budget.
Kenya's war on Aids has suffered a major setback after the World Bank withheld crucial funding.
A recent international study conducted in South Africa confirms that social pensions play a significant role in alleviating poverty. The pension system is a firmly entrenched feature of South Africa's social welfare framework. But the country has an unemployment rate of more than 40 percent, making a conventional, contributory pension scheme unworkable.