HST South African Health Review 2017

Leading public health organisation Health Systems Trust today launched the 20th edition of the South African Health Review (SAHR) at an event attended by public health workers, academics and policy makers to celebrate two decades of the publication, which is widely recognised as one of the most authoritative sources on the South African health system.

"The 20th edition of the South African Health Review provides a unique analysis of progress and challenges in priority areas related to health policy implementation, health service delivery and access over the past two decades," said Dr Themba Moeti, CEO of HST. "It clearly links current health sector challenges, reform initiatives and their implications for transformation of our health system."  


The key findings and conclusions of the Review include: 



Managing Editor of the South African Health Review, Ashnie Padarath said:  


"This year's Review paints a mixed picture and shows evidence of progress in many of the programmes that are needed to ensure the successful implementation of NHI but also identifies areas where sustained and concerted action is required."


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