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    17th Annual BHF Southern African Conference


Issued on: 11 August 2016

BHF Annual Report  2015

Issued on: 19 July 2016

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17th Annual BHF Southern African Conference

Presentations are accessible here.

Issued on: 01 June 2016

The National Department of Health has recently begun issuing PDCT with section 22 A Permits. The PCDT as per the attached Standard treatment guidelines and Essential Medicines list is able to diagnose, prescribe and dispense.
Kindly note that the practice numbers will be issued as of the 07 June 2016.

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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.

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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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