The aim of the Global Health Trust is to advance global health equity through strengthening the production, deployment, and empowerment of human resources for health in low-income countries. The work has been launched through a Joint Learning Initiative, a multi-stakeholder participatory learning process, to better understand the role of workers in health systems and to identify new strategies to strengthen their performance
The purpose for which ISEqH was formed is to promote equity in health and health services internationally through education, research, publication, communication and charitable support.
Resource for public health professionals - disease prevention and health promotion.
Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang will on Friday kick off the 2008 Healthy Lifestyle Campaign, focusing on addressing the prevalence of Non-Communicable Diseases. The campaign was introduced in 2004.
Great strides have been made in improving maternal care in South Africa over the last decade. A record high of ninety percent of pregnant women attend antenatal care and 92% of deliveries of babies are conducted by skilled health workers. Despite such achievements in access to care, maternal deaths are on the increase, mostly fuelled the HIV and TB epidemics.
Madam Speaker, honourable Members, invited Guests, Members would have noticed the screening programme outside this chamber and I hope most members have taken the opportunity to be screened for body mass, hypertension, diabetes and cholesterol........
Department of Health (South Africa)
Interested parties have until August 15 to comment on the charter.
At least 10 of the 12 chapters of the National Health Act (Act No 61 of2003) will come into effect on 2 May 2005 after the Act was proclaimed by President Thabo Mbeki in the Government Gazette published yesterday. (18 April)
The President of Chile and the WHO Director-General launch Global Commission to Tackle the Causes behind the Causes of ill-health
Today, the President of the Republic of Chile, His Excellency Mr Ricardo Lagos Escobar and World Health Organization Director-General, Dr LEE Jong-wook launched the Commission on Social Determinants of Health, a new body to spearhead action on the social causes behind ill-health.
The Public Health Association of South Africa and the International Association of Health Policy are proud to announce their Conference of 2004 to be held in Durban. The Conference Theme is Challenging Health Inequalities: Forging Progressive Partnerships for Public Health. The Conference seeks to influence the Public Health agenda in South Africa and internationally through presentations, discussions and workshops on key public health topics. It will provide a forum for exchange between local and international public health practitioners and scientists. Workshops will be held on 8th June 2004. Closing date for abstracts is 1st March 2004. For further information please contact: Professor C.C. Jinabhai, Tel: 031 2604383, Fax: 031 2604211, Cell: 082 7740836, Email: email@example.com