Community Service Officer Survey

In partnership with the Department of Health, AHP is running our annual Community Service Officer survey. This is an opportunity to give an account of your experience this year.

Community Service Officer Survey

Make your voice heard

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No people = No healthcare

Sub-Saharan Africa experiences 25% of the global disease burden, but has only 3% of the world’s health workers. Rural areas bear the brunt. In South Africa almost half of the country's population lives in rural areas. Only 12% of the country's doctors work in rural South Africa.

No people = No healthcare

Where there are no health workers, there is no healthcare delivery

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Workforce planning

In an environment where clinical skills are scarce, it becomes critical to understand where health workers of particular skills can have the greatest impact on delivering quality health services.

Workforce planning

Ensuring rural healthcare workers make the greatest impact

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Be a hero! Work in rural health

Do you want to know what it is like to work in public health in rural South Africa? Watch this video that AHP shot at Bethesda Hospital in KwaZulu-Natal.

Be a hero! Work in rural health

Expand your horizons

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Retaining more health workers

AHP runs a Retention Programme in nine districts and one sub-district in seven provinces to address some of the underlying causes of the high attrition rates in South Africa’s rural healthcare facilities.

Retaining more health workers

Creating a sustainable workforce in rural areas

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