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16th Annual BHF Southern African Conference
Titanium Awards 2015: Last day for submissions 25/05/2015
We all know exceptional people and heroes in the healthcare industry. It’s time the world knows about them too.
If you are a leading performer in the healthcare industry, you are invited to enter the Titanium awards that will celebrate heroes in the following areas: medical scheme, administrator, managed healthcare, hospitals & Clinics (private and public), pharmaceutical and healthcare professionals. For more details go to www.titaniumawards.co.za
The inaugural Excellence awards will take place this year culminating in an Awards Gala Banquet where the winners will be announced. This event is being held in conjunction with the 2015 BHF Annual Conference on Monday 27 July, in Cape Town at the ICC.
Please note that today is the deadline for submissions for the Titanium Awards. To submit your entry please email: email@example.com or deliver to
Epsom Downs Office Park
13 Sloane Street
should you have any questions, please call Zola Mtshiya on 0829031856 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or Christine 0824630164.
Closing Date for Entry: 25 May 2015.
Registration Now Open: 16th Annual BHF Conference 2015
Early Bird Special Closing Date: 31 May 2015
NOTICE FOR MEDICAL AND DENTAL PRACTITIONERS
Effective 20 January 2015, the HPCSA has suspended approximately 800 Medical and Dental Practitioners for non-payment of the HPCSA Annual Fees.
Under the Health Professions Act of 1974, registration with the HPCSA is a prerequisite to practice any of the professions under the jurisdiction of that Council and therefore practising without a HPCSA registration is a criminal offence in terms of the Act.
BHF would like to urge practitioners to contact the HPCSA to ensure that all details are up to date on 012 338-9300 or email email@example.com to ensure your details are active.
We would like to assure you of our ongoing commitment to serve you.
A human step to equal healthcare in South Africa’s rural hospitals
RURAL communities in South Africa, similar to other countries worldwide, have less access to healthcare. Facilities are limited, the information insufficient and there are fewer health professionals to attend to the population, which results in them having a poorer health status.
Posted: 2015-04-07 06:04:45Read More
Suppliers get blame for drug stockouts
HEALTH Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has hit back after reports that state hospitals and clinics are suffering severe “stockouts” of essential drugs, including antiretrovirals, shifting the blame for the shortages to suppliers. Motsoaledi cut short his trip to the World Health Organisation in Geneva after media reports last week of severe shortages of essential medicines at state hospitals and clinics.
Posted: 2015-04-07 06:04:20Read More
Alignment needed to reduce healthcare costs
ONE of the major drivers of costs in the healthcare industry is the misalignment of the various players, according to Dr Bobby Ramasia, principal executive officer of Bonitas Medical Fund, the second largest open medical scheme in South Africa.
Posted: 2015-04-07 06:04:31Read More
Role of younger, healthier generation in risk pools
SOUTH AFRICA has a strong private healthcare infrastructure, but due to high costs, growth in the private healthcare sector is hampered. This state of affairs portends a major handicap for South Africa where quality of human capital of a nation
Posted: 2015-04-07 06:04:23Read More