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The importance and efficacy of community-based healthcare workers is a familiar refrain for those working in public health in LMICs.
In South Africa, the efficacy of such workers is continuously acknowledged and shown, but unfortunately also systematically undermined by a fragmented state approach to these workers. Such a fragmented approach mea...
Last week, the Lancet Commission on Migration and Health’s Report – The health of a world on the move – was formerly launched in South Africa at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). Using the attention drawn by this event, the African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS), alongside colleagues in Demography and Public Health, held a...
Many countries, including South Africa,
have committed to the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) of achieving Universal
Health Coverage (UHC). South Africa’s potential to achieve this goal is however
limited by its reluctance to provide health care to non-nationals.
As part of its efforts to achieve UHC,
South Africa hopes to implement a ...