Health care system
The aim of this study was to assess the information on primary health care infrastructure available at provincial level.
Towards a generic surveillance system to measure the impact of Community Health Worker programmes in South Africa: a comparison of paper-based and mobile/cell phone methods
The emergence of Human Immune Virus (HIV) infections and the Acquired Immune Defi ciency Syndrome (AIDS) epidemic in South Africa accompanied by an upsurge in the number of reported tuberculosis (TB) cases has profoundly altered the nations disease profi le over the last fi fteen years. This resulted in a change in the presentation of health problems and a deterioration of health indicators, i.e. increased mortality- and morbidity rates, with a lowered life expectancy.
Strengthening Health Systems in Southern Africa 1992-2007 - HST Conference Report 2007 (2008-05-16)
Since 1992, the Health Systems Trust (HST) has been contributing to the development of a comprehensive, equitable and effective national health system in South Africa. More recently HST has begun to work more widely within the SADC region. Core activities of HST are health systems research, health systems development, advocacy, capacity development and information dissemination.
We are seeking to appoint a VCT Technical Advisor for a one year fixed-term contract to support District and Local Service Area (LSA) Management, and primary health care facilities to strengthen VCT services.