Mangosuthu Buthelezi

Measuring the move towards equity from the site of service delivery: results from the nine provinces

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Health Systems Trust
It is important that policies and strategies towards equity in service provision are measured in terms of their impact on health service delivery. This would begin to demonstrate the practical impact of health reform. In an attempt to measure in part the progress (or lack of progress) towards equity one step would be to measure in part the quality of service provision at the community (primary care) level. This would give an overview of the disparities between as well as in provinces, and between rural, urban and peri-urban parts of the country.

Need to fuel AIDS awareness in KwaZulu-Natal

The head of KwaZulu-Natal's HIV and AIDS directorate said there was a need to intensify its campaign among prostitutes at truck stops in the province in the light of shocking statistics revealed by a Medical Research Council survey.

Health Systems Research - A Manual

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Health Systems Trust
This manual aims to assist people who want to do, or are doing health systems research. It is primarily aimed at researchers who are relatively new to health systems research. It describes health systems research, and shows how it is different from other types of health research. It provides advice on selecting a research topic and ways to influence decision makers through research. This manual then gives a guide on formulating and refining a research question, developing a protocol and writing research reports.

Health Consultative Meeting Report: 12-13 November 1999

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Health Systems Trust
The consultative meeting was convened after discussions between the Minister of Health and the Director General and Chairpersons of legislative Health Committees in the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces (NCOP). The meeting was held on 12th and 13th November 1999, at the Days Inn, Cape Town