AMA Webinar recording

Teaching for a changing health care system- Perspectives from the U.S. and South Africa Dear Participant Thank you for participating in the webinar “Teaching for a changing health care system- Perspectives from the U.S. and South Africa,” hosted by the AMA, along with its Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium, to share the latest innovations emerging … Continue reading AMA Webinar recording

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Let’s eliminate cervical cancer

Today, 4 February, is World Cancer Day. Cervical cancer is one of the greatest threats to women's health. Every minute, one woman is diagnosed with cervical cancer. Each year, more than 300 000 women die of cervical cancer. Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable and curable forms of cancer, as long as it is … Continue reading Let’s eliminate cervical cancer

Soweto Clinics get awarded for clinical performance

Family physicians in Gauteng have been tasked since August 2018 to take leadership in clinical governance at district level due to poor performance with key clinical indicators. Dr Jimmy Akii leads in Johannesburg Health District. The family medicine team there have been allocated to lead in each of Johannesburg's seven sub-districts. Prof Shabir Moosa leads … Continue reading Soweto Clinics get awarded for clinical performance

WONCA-WHO Memorandum of Understanding signed

WONCA President, Donald Li, and Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of WHO sign a Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of both organisations, reflecting the crucial role played by family medicine in achieving the goal of Universal Health Coverage. The MOU offers all our members and Member Organisations an official entry point to build even … Continue reading WONCA-WHO Memorandum of Understanding signed

10 things to know about the health of refugees and migrants

Around 68.5 million people worldwide are currently displaced, with 25.4 million of these crossing international boundaries in search of protection. Migrants and refugees are likely to have good general health, but they can be at risk of falling sick in transition or whilst staying in receiving countries due to poor living conditions or adjustments in … Continue reading 10 things to know about the health of refugees and migrants

Launch of the Strategic Purchasing Africa Resource Center (SPARC) at AHAIC 2019

Africa is at a critical moment in the pursuit of Universal Health Coverage (UHC). While most countries recognize the importance of “health for all,” funding constraints present a very real challenge. In low- and middle-income countries, increasing funding may be necessary, but more funding alone may not be feasible or sufficient. Sustainable financing for UHC relies … Continue reading Launch of the Strategic Purchasing Africa Resource Center (SPARC) at AHAIC 2019

Join Wonca Working Party on Quality and Safety

Join this Working Party in Wonca (World Organisation of Family Doctors" to address PHC Quality and Patient Safety Issues. It is vitally important for Africans to explore the issue from there perspective. Find out more and join them. See video about the Working Party You can also see a lecture by the Chair of Working … Continue reading Join Wonca Working Party on Quality and Safety