Public health

Improving public healthcare through e-health

The conference will take place at the Ridgeway Hotel, Randburg-Johannesburg. Importance of integrating of E -health into South Africas public healthcare system.

Department of Health embarks on a national study on the health of older persons

South Africa has been selected by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to participate in a ground-breaking household Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health (SAGE), the first of its kind to be conducted in this country.

Monitoring the Millennium Development Goals in southern Africa - Assessing evidence, capacity and partnerships

The Southern African Regional Poverty Network(SARPN) and the Open Society Institute of Southern Africa will be hosting a two day southern Africa regional workshop at the Sunnyside Park Hotel, Johannesburg , South Africa.

Africa is developing solutions for fighting disease and improving health, new WHO report finds

Addis Ababa, 20 November 2006 -- The first report to focus on the health of the people living in the 46 countries of WHO African Region was launched Monday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Simultaneous launches of the report, titled The Health of the People: The African Regional Health Report, were held at press conferences in London and WHO Headquarters in Geneva.

Speech by the Minister of Health - Saving Mothers Report on Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths in

It gives me a great pleasure to address you this morning as we discuss the critical issue of the health of mothers in our country. This is one of the groundbreaking work that we have been involved in as country. I do not know of any other developing country that do not only record maternal deaths, but goes on to investigate the causes with the aim of preventing these unfortunate incidents.