IFCHC submits recommendations to WHO and International Advisory Group on Primary Health Care

IFCHC has submitted formal recommendations to the World Health Organization and its International Advisory Group regarding the draft Declaration for The Second International Conference on Primary Health Care: towards universal health coverage and the sustainable development goals. Read IFCHC's recommendations. A final draft version of the Declaration will be presented to WHO Member States for review … Continue reading IFCHC submits recommendations to WHO and International Advisory Group on Primary Health Care

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New York Times Slams ANC, Says The Party Has Become ‘Gorged On Corruption’

The New York Times slammed the ANC in its leader article on Sunday, saying South Africa's governing party has become "gorged on corruption". This follows a special report published in the newspaper and online last week in which the "gray lady", as the newspaper is known, examines state capture and the state of the country by referencing the … Continue reading New York Times Slams ANC, Says The Party Has Become ‘Gorged On Corruption’

Why SA must integrate townships with growth centres

In February, the finance minister highlighted in his budget speech the importance of the country’s cities in achieving inclusive and higher economic growth. He said: "SA’s eight metros are home to 39%of our population but account for half of all employment (formal and informal) and 57% of the country’s economic output," adding that "we must … Continue reading Why SA must integrate townships with growth centres

Drones help to deliver health services

Governments are known more for red tape than innovation, but public-private partnerships can ensure that creative business solutions are applied to service delivery. Bad roads are no longer an obstacle for Rwandan healthworkers who need blood for emergency procedures. Instead, they now rely on the sky as 60% of Rwandan hospitals’ blood deliveries are being … Continue reading Drones help to deliver health services

North West – Health Facilities Close, Families Told to Collect Bedridden Patients

Why Supra Mahumapelo may hold his fate and that of his province in his hands. Trade unions protests have brought the North West to its knees, closing health facilities and forcing hospitals to discharge even the sickest of bedridden patients. And only Premier Supra Mahumapelo's resignation will bring an end to the crisis, say union … Continue reading North West – Health Facilities Close, Families Told to Collect Bedridden Patients