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HST: South African Health Review

​​​​​​​​​​​The South African Health Review is an accredited peer-reviewed journal of critical analysis and commentary by specialists on key issues relating to health systems policy and practice.  Containing South African perspectives on health policy developments and their implementation, as well as monitored changes and challenges in the provision of equitable and accessible health care in the country, the Review has gained increasing prestige as an authoritative and comprehensive resource. This repository of the South African Health Review is sorted by the most recently published date. Click on the title field to open the relevant publication.​

  • Author:
    HST
    Published by:
    Publication Date:
    2017-08-23
    ​​​​The 20th edition of the South African Health Review (SAHR) published by Health Systems Trust was launched on 23 August 2017 in Pretoria. 
     
    Widely recognised as one of the most aut...
  • 2016-01-05 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Padarath A, King J, Mackie E,
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2016-01-05
      The content of the 19th edition of the South African Health Review (2016) is divided into four sections. The first of these is Leadership and Governance. ...
  • 2015-10-01 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Padarath A, King J, English R
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2015-10-01
      The South African Health Review (SAHR) is an accredited peer-reviewed journal, published annually, that documents the evolution of South Africa’s post-apartheid health system....
  • 2014-09-01 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Padarath A and English R, edit
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2014-09-01
      Now an officially accredited peer-reviewed journal that chronicles the development of South Africa’s health system, the South African Health Review offers current, evidence-based insights into the status of integration ...
  • 2013-03-01 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Padarath A and English R, edit
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2013-03-01
      The SAHR 2012/13 provides information on selected issues that are relevant to the six building blocks of health systems strengthening, the Negotiated Service Delivery Agreement and primary health care re-engineering. A...
  • 2011-01-01 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Padarath A, English R, editors
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2011-01-01
      The SAHR 2011 provides valuable policy and empirical information on a range of issues that are related to and impact on the Negotiated Service Delivery Agreement and primary health care re-engineering as envisaged by th...
  • 2010-12-01 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Padarath A, Fonn S [eds]
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2010-12-01
      The 2010 edition of the SAHR focuses on two main issues: Reflections on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the Perspectives on a National Health Insurance (NHI) for South Africa. As is customary, the Review end...
  • 2008-11-01 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Barron P [ed]
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2008-11-01
      The theme of this 13th edition of the Review, launched in December 2008, is Primary Health Care in South Africa: A review of 30 years since Alma Ata. The SAHR 2008 chapters focus on critical issues in Primary Health Car...
  • 2007-11-01 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Harrison S, Bhana R, Ntuli A [
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2007-11-01
      The Role of the Private Sector within the South African Health System The South African Health Review (SAHR) is an annual publication of the Health Systems Trust (HST), which has been published since 1995. The SAHR see...
  • 2006-10-01 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Ijumba P, Padarath A [eds]
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2006-10-01
      An important purpose of the South African Health Review (SAHR) is to serve as a knowledge resource on the development of the national health system, and to contribute to the assessment of the implementation of health po...
  • 2005-08-01 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Ijumba, Petrida & Barron, Pete
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2005-08-01
      This, the 10th edition of the South African Health Review, has the major theme of Human Resources for Health (HRH). South Africa has made significant progress in producing policies supportive of a good quality of health...
  • 2004-07-01 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Ijumba, P, Day C, Ntuli A [eds
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2004-07-01
      The promotion of equity in health is one of the basic ideologies underlying South African health policy. Therefore, it is befitting after ten years of democracy to gauge how far the health system has moved towards provi...
  • 2003-03-01 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Ijumba, Petrida [ed]
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2003-03-01
      This year's Review looks at issues related to transformation such as legislation and financing of health care, human resources, and support systems for health care delivery. Other key public health issues covered in the...
  • 2002-03-01 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Ntuli, Antoinette [ed]
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2002-03-01
      Among significant events that affected the health system during 2001 are the process of decentralisation of health services, greater attention to proper corporate governance especially with regard to financial reporting...
  • 2000-12-01 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Ntuli, Antoinette [ed]
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2000-12-01
      The year 2000 was a significant one in terms of developments affecting the health sector. Local Government elections in December heralded the beginning of the final stage of the transformation of Local Government, pavin...
  • 2000-01-24 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Health Systems Trust
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2000-01-24
      As we draw to the end of the century, significant strides have been made in developing a unified public health sector that is district based and underpinned by the principles of the primary health care approach....
  • 1998-12-01 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Ntuli, Antoinette (ed)
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      1998-12-01
      The 1998 Review concentrates on equity and attempts to highlight progress that has been made as well as identify blocks to providing equitable public sector services throughout South Africa. Research commissioned specif...
  • 1997-11-01 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Barron, Peter (ed)
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      1997-11-01
      The South African Health review is a recognised barometer of the progress of reform in the health service. This years health review is frank in its assessment of successes and failures, but expands its scope of informat...
  • 1996-10-01 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Harrison, David (ed)
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      1996-10-01
      The South African Health Review 1996 documents the degree to which structural reform and policy formulation within the health sector has translated into real improvements in service delivery and the quality of peoples l...
  • 1995-12-01 00:00:00
    • Author:
      Harrison, David (ed)
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      1995-12-01
      The publication of this Health Review forms an important milestone in health systems reform in South Africa and serves three important functions. First, it presents available information about health and health care in ...