Vision and Mission

Together, helping people lead healthy lives.


To provide leadership and a collective voice to improve health, through knowledge sharing, capacity building and partnership.

Core Values

The Public Health Association of South Africa is committed to the following core values

  • Equity
  • Integrity
  • Social responsibility
  • Caring/ compassion/ empathy
  • Partnership
  • Proactive


The organisation is represented on the governing council of both the WORLD Federation of Public Health Associations and the African Federation of Public Health Associations.


  • PHASA has an executive committee accountable to its members.
  • All executive members are elected at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) for a three year term.
  • The Secretariat is contracted to the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the organization is financially audited annually.
  • The organisation and management of the organisation is outlined in our Memorandum of Incorporation (MoI)

Additional documents that govern our functions include

  • Funding, Donations and Sponsorship Policy (FDSP). This document provides guidelines for evaluating potential relationships with external funding entities (EFE)
  • Executive members travel policy
  • Policy document on sub groups
  • Membership Document (in development)
  • Advocacy Strategy (in development)


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