8 May 2020
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- Health policy and systems research: Strengthening community-based health systems
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22 January 2020
The recent publication of the National Health Insurance Bill in South Africa has provoked vigorous debate.
28 August 2019
Based on research on the real-life tasks and challenges faced by policy-makers and managers in taking CHW programmes to scale, and drawing on conceptual and empirical literature on governance,5 this brief presents a framework structured around a set of key questions to ask in assessing the governance of CHW programmes.
27 September 2018
We are reminded on a daily basis of failures in our public health system: strikes, stock-outs, critical vacancies, vulnerable patients left to die, cancer patients without treatment, dilapidated and poorly equipped facilities, rampant corruption and wholesale capture of provincial health departments.
19 September 2018
Four of South Africa’s top public health systems academics last month sent a letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa as the country grapples with finding solutions for our struggling health services.
23 August 2018
NHS reforms need to pay attention to capacity development and learning and the process of implementation.
30 November 2017
In 2017 we combined the ceremony at which the Jakes Gerwel Award in Public Health for Outstanding Contribution in the field of Public Health was awarded with a symposium on ‘Public health perspectives on the crisis in higher education’ – in the wake of the #Fees must Fall movement and debates on decolonising higher education.
26 September 2017
SOPH colleagues contributed to a new thematic series on the International Journal for Equity in Health.
28 August 2017
The 20th edition of the South African Health Review was released this month.