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BHF is the representative organisation for the majority of medical schemes throughout South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana as well as Lesotho. As the industry representative body, the organisation relies on the membership of all medical schemes to ensure that it is able to lobby government and other organisations effectively and to influence policy where necessary on behalf of the entire industry. Read more..

SAVE THE DATE!!

We are delighted to announce the dates for the 16th Annual BHF Southern African Conference. The event will be held from the 26th to the 29th of July 2015 at the CTICC in Cape Town.

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BHF Website

Our new website is under construction, and will be launched within the next few weeks. In the interim should you require a document that is not on our current site please contact laurab@bhfglobal.com

We look forward to welcoming you to the BHF's new site.
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BHF HAS MOVED!

THE BHF OFFICES ARE NOW SITUATED ON THE GROUND FLOOR, SOUTH TOWER, 1SIXTY JAN SMUTS, JAN SMUTS AVENUE, CNR TYRWHITT AVENUE, ROSEBANK, JOHANNESBURG.

OUR TELEPHONE, FAX AND PO BOX NUMBERS HAVE REMAINED UNCHANGED.

GPS Co-ordinates:
DMS: Latitude: S 26 8 45.435 Longitude: E 28 2 11.136
DD: Latitude: -26.145954225025957 Longitude: 28.03642675280571
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The Ebola Virus

The Ebola Virus is a leading topic of conversation worldwide. Please click here to read the BHF's pamphlet regarding the Ebola Virus.
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BHF Trustee Training: 2015:

This focused, comprehensive, one-day course provides in-depth information on the key areas relating to good governance of medical schemes. Highly relevant to trustees and those working within the private funding sector.

The topics are presented by industry experts and all delegates receive a CD with resource manual containing relevant information as well as a bound copy of the Medical Schemes Act and Regulations.

We will be posting the dates of the 2015 Training sessions soon.

Six Trustee Training sessions were held during 2014. All sessions were well attended and we received positive feedback from the delegates.

Click here to view the typical agenda.

Please contact laurab@bhfglobal.com for information regarding future Trustee Training sessions, as well as customized sessions.

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2013 BHF Annual Report

The 2013 BHF Annual Report was presented at the AGM held at the Durban International Conference Centre on the 26th of August 2014. Click here to view the Annual Report.

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Call to boost number of nurses

Shanti Aboobaker: The Star, 31 October 2014

THE infighting plaguing Cosatu has resulted in its executive committee not being able to adequately respond to issues plaguing South Africa's health system, according to the federation's general-secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi.

New drug policy is patently high risk

Phillip de Wet & Sarah Wild: Mail & Guardian, 31 October 2014

AN UNPRECEDENTED and controversial overhaul of South Africa's patent system - already in motion - promises either cheaper drugs and economic growth, or the collapse of a vital underpinning of industry.

Game-changing healthcare

Andile Makholwa: Financial Mail, 31 October 2014

METROPOLITAN Health has become the first medical aid administrator to deploy advanced cognitive computer systems - through IBM's Watson supercomputer - to improve the advice it gives to its 3-million customers.

Sheriff pitches to attach Gauteng health property

SAPA, 30 October 2014

A COURT sheriff visited the Gauteng health department's head office yesterday intending to attach furniture after it failed to settle its bills.


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