Provinces of South Africa
The meeting is open to all with an interest in Public Health The development of the District Health System is potentially the most important issue in health in SA at present. Title: The District Health System - the Way Forward Program 13:30 Welcome 13:35 Setting the Scene - Bennett Asia (Dept of Health) 13:45 Capacity building for the DHS - David Sanders (UWC) 14:05 Legal Framework - R Mabope (Dept of Health) 14:25 Financing - Mark Blecher (Treasury, Dept of Finance) 14:45 Tea/Coffee 15:15 Local government perspective - Ivan Toms (City of Cape Town) 15:30 Info systems - Hassan Mahomed (City of Cape Town) 15:50 Barriers to making it work - Beth Engelbrecht (PAWC) 16:10 Discussion 16:45 Closure Venue: Upper Path Lecture Theatre, Werner Beit Building, UCT Medical School, Anzio Road, Observatory Date: Wednesday 27 November 2002 Time: 1:30 - 4:45 p.m. The Public Health Forum is jointly hosted by the Dept of Public Health and Primary Health Care, UCT, the Dept of Community Health, Stellenbosch, the Public Health Programme, UWC, Department of Community Health, Cape Technikon and the City Health Directorate of the City of Cape Town. All sessions are CPD points accredited.
The latest research report on the state of the provinces in South Africa has revealed that KwaZulu-Natal has the worst health indicators and has the highest HIV and AIDS infection rate in the country. The report, compiled by the South African Institute of Race Relations, used data from various official sources. When compared with the Eastern Cape, Gauteng and the Western Cape, KZN has the highest HIV infection rate of just over 1,5-million in 2008 and an AIDS-related death count of 115 483. The Eastern Cape rated second highest with close to 729 000 infections and close to 45 000 AIDS-related deaths. Gauteng had the third highest in both categories and the Western Cape had the least.
The Each One Reach Five campaign lies at the heart of a national HIV-testing drive running over two months at 13 higher education institutions. The drive has been initiated by the Higher Education HIV/AIDS programme, a joint undertaking of the Department of Education and Higher Education South Africa. It is funded by the European Union.
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We are seeking to appoint a full-time Facilitator to support the district development and strengthen the use of health information systems in the Chris Hani District Municipality (Eastern Cape) in order to improve the quality of primary health care.
The National Society of Community Nurses will be hosting the 10th Biennial International Congress Sustainable Health on the 1/2/3 October 2003 at the Sandton Crowne Plaza in Johannesburg, South Africa. The congress will focus on the need for an integrated approach to development and health, as highlighted by the World Summit on Sustainable Development and the South African Health Policy. Crosscutting issues that impact on the attainment of optimal health for people living in Africa, and in South Africa in particular, will be examined. Innovative approaches and best practices identified by health professionals working in communities and district health services will be discussed. The aim of the congress is to support, motivate and inform the members of healthcare teams to identify ways to prevent and control disease and to promote and maintain health. This will ensure more effective and efficient health care and contribute to the attainment of Sustainable Health in the region. Deadline for submission of papers - 31 May 2003 Details on the congress can be obtained from firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com