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Cape Town based sabbaticals for practitioners in the field of health policy and systems research & analysis

July 29, 2014 in Job opportunities

Call for expressions of interest from policy-makers and mid to senior level managers operating in the South African public health system.

Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research

May 26, 2014 in Conferences, Public health news

The Symposium will be held in Cape Town, South Africa, from 30 September to 3 October 2014.

Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research

February 20, 2014 in Conferences, Public health news

A call for abstracts is now open for presentations to the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research that will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, from 30 September to 3 October 2014.

Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research

November 22, 2013 in Public health news

The Symposium will be held in Cape Town, South Africa, from 30 September to 3 October 2014.

Policy BUDDIES: baseline assessment of capacity for evidence informed decisions

November 19, 2013 in Public health news

The use of evidence in policy making can be enhanced through interaction between and joint efforts of policymakers and researchers.

Advocacy for a healthy energy policy – The experience of a national consultative process

November 19, 2013 in Public health news

Three Health and Energy roundtables were held to identify the health impacts of current energy policy and systems; develop an advocacy position for a healthy energy policy; and develop a strategy for informing and mobilising the health sector on energy and health.

Glimpses into the South African Health Review 2012/13

May 29, 2013 in Articles

The 16th edition of the South African Health Review (SAHR) broadly focuses on some of the key building blocks of the health system, namely, financing, governance and leadership, medical products and service delivery while issues pertaining to human resources and information run as a thread through most of the chapters. The Review also focuses on the social determinants of health, non-communicable diseases, climate change and occupational health and South Africa’s quest to address these. In this edition, we also introduce the newly launched Emerging Public Health Practitioner award that provides a voice to young and upcoming under-35 year old public professionals.

Building Capacity 4 Health: International Public Health Symposium

February 28, 2013 in Public health news

Report on the symposium that was held on 24 January 2013 to celebrate the new Wits School of Public Health building.

ASLM 2012: 1st International Conference of the African Society for Laboratory Medicine

November 7, 2012 in Public health news

The 1st International Conference of the African Society for Laboratory Medicine will take place 1-7 December 2012, Cape Town, South Africa.

New report CHEPSAA: Comparative Results of Capacity Needs Assessments in African partner institutions

November 1, 2012 in Public health news

This report from the Consortium for Health Policy and Systems Analysis in Africa Report documents health policy and systems needs assessments of 7 African universities, compiled by the University of Leeds.