The Observatory aims to collect and to disseminate most valuable information on all relevant issues relating to health telematics, including health telematics, including European standards, regulatory and ethical issues.
The Mvula Trust's mission is to improve the health and welfare of poor and disadvantaged South Africans in rural and peri-urban communities by increasing their access to safe and sustainable water and sanitation services. Our strategy is to support the development of good practice in the sector by testing and advocating sustainable models for cost effective delivery and management.
The new resource provides a searchable database of concise, easy-to-read summaries of research relevant to health policy in developing countries. A wide range of subjects is covered, including health sector reform, maternal and child health, sexual and reproductive health, disease and disability, and environmental health. id21 Health also offers this information in a free email newsletter, 'id21HealthNews', for those with limited internet access.
The National Institute for Health Care Management Research and Educational Foundation (NIHCM Foundation) is a non-profit, non-partisan group that conducts research on health care issues. The Foundation disseminates research findings and analysis that promote and enhance access to health care and the efficiency and effectiveness of health care services and delivery.
DENOSA is a voluntary organisation for nurses and nursing in South Africa. DENOSA protects, promotes, develops, empowers and supports nurses and midwives/accoucheurs, to the benefit of nursing and health for all.
A useful source of reliable drug information. BNF39 is the latest updated version available.
Health Policy and Planning blends specialities such as epidemiology, health and development economics, management and social policy, planning and social anthropology.
The M/MC is part of the Johns Hopkins Population Information Program, which is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development to provide health professionals with information and materials that enable them better to meet the need for health care services. The M/MC is part of the National Prevention Information Network, the U.S. reference, referral, and distribution service for information and materials on HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases, and Tuberculosis, sponsored by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Is based at the Department of Public Health at the University of Cape Town. The HEU has compiled a database of public sector health care expenditure in South Africa and offers a number of formal training courses.
The Internet is replete with resources available to those with an interest in bioethics including education, research involving human participants and animals, medical and health care ethics, and the implications of applied genetics and biotechnology. This website contains a broad collage of annotated web links, and while this list is comprehensive, it is not totally inclusive. The listed resources provide background information and various positions on issues in bioethics. Where possible, we have linked directly to those positions.