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The Centre for Health Policy (CHP) is a multi-disciplinary health policy research unit based in the School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. CHP is recognised by the South African Medical Research Council (MRC) as the Research Group in Health Policy. Mission statement: As an independent, multi-disciplinary research organisation, the CHP seeks to contribute to excellence in health policy and health economics research, and to be a critical participant in health policy processes.
The Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) is a statutory body, established in terms of the Health Professions Act, 1974 (Act 56 of 1974),and is committed to promoting the health of the population, determining standards of professional education and training, and setting and maintaining fair standards of professional practice.
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.
You will be able to access a comprehensive range of nursing resources from this site, and meet other nurses through our online community. This site has been provided by the Society of Private Nursing Practitioners (SPNP), and is updated monthly.
The objects of the Pharmaceutical Society of South Africa are: to promote the professional, educational and economic interests of the members of the Society and of the pharmaceutical profession; to uphold and improve the professional integrity and standards of professional conduct of the members of the Society; to improve, promote and maintain the image of the profession; to represent generally the views and interests of the members on all pharmaceutical matters, including representing the members in dealing with government and other similar agencies; to uphold and assist in the promotion and
Established to provide the NHS with important information on the effectiveness of treatments and the delivery and organisation of health care. CRD, by offering rigorous and systematic reviews on selected topics, a database of good quality reviews, a dissemination service and an information service, helps to promote research based practice in the NHS.
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South Africa is failing on the most basic international measures of poverty and healthcare, especially regarding infant and maternal mortality.
The good news on medical schemes is that the industry is turning around from huge losses. The bad news is that nobody's tracking how much medical costs consumers are carrying. On average, the industry performed pretty well, according to acting registrar of medical schemes Patrick Matshidze.