The Need


Global Forum Calls for Urgent Action to Curb Health Inequities, Cut Maternal and Child Mortality
1 July 2014

More than 800 leaders and public health experts from around the world opened a landmark two-day meeting in Johannesburg to review new data and call for accelerated action to improve maternal, newborn and child health. Read full story

AHP launches campaign to attract more local health workers to public health
30 June 2014

As an innovative partner in the public healthcare sector, Africa Health Placements (AHP) is launching a photo campaign, called #iampublichealth. AHP will share the rewards of working in public health through the eyes of those in the public sector. Read full story

Ten reasons to go rural
25 June 2014

Nationwide, healthcare students from nurses to psychologists are gearing up to submit their preferences for their community service placements. A rural doctor gives them ten reasons to “go rural.” Read full story

Silver Cannes Lion Health award for AHP stethoscope radio ad
23 June 2014

The inaugural Lions Health awards in Cannes celebrated creativity in healthcare communications,this month and Boomtown was SA's only agency to take home a Silver award.Its Stethoscope radio ad for Africa Health Placements (AHP) which draws graduate doctors from the US and Europe to Africa, stood out from the entrants and won the agency a Silver. Read full story