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Pre-conference workshop: PHASA Special Interest Group for Health Policy and Systems Research in South Africa

August 25, 2016 in Events, Health systems, PHASA news

Title: The National Health Insurance White Paper – A dialogue drawing on the submissions from three health policy and systems research units At the 2015 PhASA conference, the PHASA Special Interest Group (SIG) on Health Policy and Systems Research in South Africa (HPSRSA) was launched. The purpose of the SIG is to provide a platform […]

Healthcare Innovation Summit: Transforming Healthcare With Technology

August 18, 2016 in Events, PHASA news

The format of the event is interactive with roundtable discussions and case studies from leading healthcare CIOs, as well as healthcare entrepreneurs and government functionaries, all sharing their experiences on what works and what does not.  

JuPHASA EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS: TERM OF OFFICE 2016 – 2018

August 8, 2016 in Events, PHASA news, Uncategorized

JuPHASA members are invited to nominate members for the JuPHASA Executive Committee for the term of 2016 to 2018.  Please note the following: The nominee and nominators must be JuPHASA members. Nominees may not nominate themselves. The following items must be submitted together with the nomination form for publication on the PHASA website in the […]

AFPHA and PHASA Meeting

August 8, 2016 in PHASA news

Executives from the Public Health Association of South Africa and the African Federation of Public Health Associations had a meeting at the School of Public Health of the University of the Witwatersrand on Wednesday, 20 July, 2016. Various strategies for promoting public health and developing public health organisations were discussed.

PHASA: Notice of Annual General Meeting

July 23, 2016 in PHASA news

  Dear PHASA Member, You are hereby notified of the next Annual General Meeting of the Public Health Association of South Africa. Please note that the Executive Committee wishes to table the following at the AGM: President Report Financial report Executive nomination If you would like to nominate a PHASA member to the Executive Committee, […]

Nominations for PHASA Executives: Term of Office 2016 – 2019

July 23, 2016 in PHASA news

  (Deadline for submission– 20 August 2016) Please note the following: The nominee and nominators must be PHASA members. Nominees may not nominate themselves. The following items must be submitted together with the nomination form for publication on the PHASA website in the run-up to the election: A completed motivation by the nominee which includes […]

2016 PHASA AGM Meeting and Executive Committee Nominations

July 15, 2016 in PHASA news

Please download the nomination form here: PHASA Exec Nomination Form 2016

PHASA Mental Health Interest Group’s concern with patients’ rights related to the contract termination

May 23, 2016 in Opinion, PHASA news

In October 2015, the Gauteng Department of Health issued a media statement informing the public that it has terminated its contract with Life Healthcare Esidimeni Hospital. About 200 severely mentally ill patients admitted in the Life Healthcare Esidimeni facilities in Gauteng will be discharged by the end of June 2016 to NGOs or back to […]

Nominations for Gauteng Branch Executive Committee

May 9, 2016 in PHASA news

Nominations are invited for the PHASA Gauteng Branch Executive Committee using the attached form. This committee is responsible for co-ordinating and managing activities of the branch as well as providing support to the national PHASA leadership in implementing national initiatives in Gauteng. Eligibility Criteria Nominees must be PHASA members residing, working or studying in Gauteng. […]

NHI White Paper Released and comments requested

January 20, 2016 in PHASA news

White paper outlines universal health system for South Africa.