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AHP doctors venture into quality improvement projects

While AHP doctors primarily focus on providing clinical care to patients, many contribute to the overall quality of care provided in under-resourced rural South African

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‘I’m making history’ – First HIV vaccine volunteers

Meet a volunteer that is participating in the HVTN702 HIV vaccine trial.

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Explore Limpopo’s wild beauty

“Limpopo South Africa is a wildlife destination with lots of game and nature reserves including the northern Kruger National Park.”

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Expand your clinical horizons in Mpumalanga

“The rewards are being part of a system that contributes to helping the most disadvantaged patients in this population and actually making a tangible difference.”

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Calling adventurers for the MadZit Trail Run

Join the second annual MadZit trail run between Zithulele and Madwaleni Hospitals in the beautiful, rural Eastern Cape.

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Case Study: A melting pot of doctors in rural Zululand

A case study on how AHP attracted more doctors to alleviate staff shortages at Benedictine Hospital, KwaZulu-Natal.

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A day in the life of a rural primary care doctor

British doctor Dr Claire Hawcraft is a currently a Global Health Fellow at Mseleni Hospital in the deeply rural uMkhanyakude district of KwaZulu-Natal

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The stories behind the pictures

Today is World Photography Day, so we thought we would share some of the photos that mean the most to us, and the stories behind them.

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A significant change to registering as an internationally qualified doctor in South Africa

At the beginning of August, there was a monumental step change in the process of registering as an internationally qualified doctor who wishes to work

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“I wanted to give something back”

Dr Melissa Wyn Everett from the UK wanted to make a difference. South Africa offered her the chance to do just that.

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AIDS conference 2016: the gains, the gaps, the next global steps

As the 21st International AIDS Conference wraps up in Durban, South Africa, Professor Linda-Gail Bekker, incoming International AIDS Society President, talks to The Conversation Africa

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ATM-style medicine dispensers to help with ARV adherence

South Africa runs the biggest HIV treatment programme in the world, with the number of patients on treatment climbing to over 3.4 million today. Yet,

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Success against deadly drug-resistant TB in rural KZN

The number of cases has dropped dramatically following health interventions

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When water is scarce: how drought damages health outcomes

The drought in KwaZulu-Natal and the need to fetch water affects health outcomes for communities.

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South Africa gears for massive Aids conference

The 21st International Aids Conference will get under way in Durban on 18 July – former president’s Nelson Mandela’s birthday .

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Two-hour test kit hailed as boon to HIV care in Africa

A revolutionary device developed by a team of Cambridge scientists is transforming the diagnosis of HIV in sub-Saharan Africa.

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The roller coaster of rural healthcare

Interested in working a rural hospital? We share some quick insights into what you can expect.

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Two years of clinical and cultural experiences

Dr Helen Cranage spent two years in South Africa. Here’s a personal account of her time at Mosvold Hospital in KwaZulu-Natal.

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Sustainable Development Goal 3: Good Health and Well-being

Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of the UN Population Fund, succinctly explains how the world can achieve the 3rd of the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Doctor lives to serve rural community

A doctor from the DRC explains the allure of working in a rural hospital.

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Medicine and motherhood in Mpumalanga

One of our Dutch doctors, Dr Marthe Zeldenrust, shares her story of life in the province of Mpumalanga, which borders Mozambique and Swaziland, and is home to the Kruger National Park.

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Making a difference one patient at a time

Christmas Day in 2013 will always stand out for Dr Elaine Yip. In the midst of festivities she was hard at work with colleagues to save the life of a pregnant woman whose baby died in her uterus.

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Doctor follows his heart to South Africa…

This Glaswegian doctor had no idea how an AHP placement would lead him to the love of his life.

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The roadmap to working in South Africa

AHP helps you to navigate the road to working in South Africa, thereby helping South Africa’s most indigent with access to quality healthcare.

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