The Need


Future health professionals hit by rural bug
3 June 2014

Africa Health Placements (AHP) has embarked on an exciting new project promoting rural and public health among future health professionals. Targeting health science students at South Africa’s eight medical schools, AHP has formed a partnership with the Wits Rural Health Club, a student organisation at the University of the Witwatersrand. Read full story

Evaluation of recruitment and retention strategies for health workers in rural Zambia
19 May 2014

In response to Zambia’s critical human resources for health challenges, a number of strategies have been implemented to recruit and retain health workers in rural and remote areas. Read full story

Miracle man takes on poor health service
19 May 2014

Doctor Giovanni Perez may have South Africa’s toughest health job as district manager of the Eastern Cape’s OR Tambo health district. Read full story

Join the fight against a major killer of South Africans
8 May 2014

Tuberculosis (TB) continues to claim more lives annually than any other bacterial infectious agent.The epidemic now represents one of the biggest public health challenges in the world. It is against this backdrop that South Africa will host the 4th SA-TB Conference from 10-13 June at the International Conference Centre in Durban. Read full story