The Need


Health policy: The election’s crucial – and underrated – issue
23 April 2014

South Africans are going to the polls to vote in the country’s fifth democratic elections on 7 May. Health policies might not be at the centre of political parties’ campaigns, but it is crucial for South Africa to put policies in place to ensure that all communities in rural and urban areas have access to quality health services. Read full story

Register for the Southern African HIV Clinicians Society 2nd Biennial Conference
11 April 2014

The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society is hosting its second Biennial Conference in Cape Town from 24-27 September 2014. Read full story

Doctors from five provinces attend AHP Orientation
9 April 2014

Health professionals from five provinces attended an Africa Health Placements (AHP) Orientation session in Johannesburg, learning more about the diagnosis, treatment and management of HIV, TB and STI’s. Read full story

South Africa needs rural doctors
8 April 2014

Although working conditions are tough in rural areas, doctors need to go where they are most needed, says a medical student. Read full story