The Need


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

Professional development of young doctors crucial for rural health
2 May 2014

Professional development of community service officers should be prioritised if South Africa hopes to attract more doctors to rural and underserved areas and improve access to quality healthcare for all. Read full story

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