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    17th Annual BHF Southern African Conference

Issued on: 30 May 2016

BHF is proud to announce the release of the third edition of the forthcoming publication of BHF360 ° – Into Health Magazine.

We invite you to advertise in our magazine which will be distributed to delegates attending the 17th BHF Annual Southern African Conference from the 17th-20th July 2016, advertisements must be booked using the booking form and media kit.

Please click here for more information.

Issued on: 03 May 2016


It is a great honour and pleasure to invite you to the 17th Annual BHF Conference, to be held from the 17th-20th July in Cape Town at the International Convention Centre (CTICC).



Conference Theme

Entitled, “A Roadmap to Universal Healthcare”. The 2016 Annual BHF Southern African Conference will focus on NHI as a vehicle to achieve Universal Healthcare. For more information please click here .


The Conference Programme Committee is calling for abstracts and case studies for presentation at the upcoming 17th Annual BHF Conference 2016, these should be in line with this year’s conference topics.  We invite authors to submit for presentation academic research papers on NHI. PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION.


BHF Events

Issued: 11 MAY 2016

BHF is proud to announce the 2nd Annual Titanium Awards, which seek to recognise excellence in the public and private healthcare sector in Southern Africa. Entries close on the 31st May 2016. PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION.



Notice Board

Issued: 24 November 2015

Applications for Ambulance Service will close on the 30th November 2015, as SAPEASA will be closed over the December period. SAPEASA will accept new inspection and re-inspection requests up until Thursday, 3 December 2015 from BHF.  Please note any inspection requests received after 3 December 2015 will be held over until January 2016.The SAPEASA will re-open on Monday, 11 January 2016.

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