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- DocumentSouth African Health Review / Health Systems Trust, 2013South Africa is estimated to have the third-highest number of incident cases of tuberculosis (TB) in the world after India and China and, with Swaziland, to share the world’s highest TB incidence rate at 1 000 per 100 000 people. Although TB is a curable disease, it remains a main cause of death in South Africa.DocumentSouth African Health Review / Health Systems Trust, 2013The World Health Organization has estimated that as much as one quarter of the global burden of disease is due to modifiable environmental factors.DocumentSouth African Health Review / Health Systems Trust, 2013The District Health System (DHS) is the organisational entity around and through which the provision of healthcare delivery should be organised as mandated by the National Health Act (61 of 2003).DocumentSouth African Health Review / Health Systems Trust, 2013In its commitment to the Millennium Development Goals, South Africa has embarked on significant health reforms to reach the targets set. Integral to achieving the targets has been the adoption of a three-stream approach to primary health care (PHC) re-engineering, which includes municipal ward-based outreach teams, integrated school health teams, and district clinical specialist teams.DocumentSouth African Health Review / Health Systems Trust, 2013South Africa is undertaking major reforms in its health sector to prepare for the introduction of financing reforms under National Health Insurance (NHI). Central to this effort is improving the quality of primary healthcare services.DocumentMunicipal Services Project, 2013This paper raises critical questions around Universal Health Coverage (UHC), which is increasingly seen as a silver-bullet solution to healthcare needs in low- and middle-income countries.DocumentHealth and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2011The eyes disease Trachoma is endemic in more than 50 countries with more than 80% of the burden concentrated in 14 countries, and predominantly in the savannah areas of East and Central Africa and the Sahel of West Africa.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2013The Philippine economy has grown respectably in the past few years, but the overall health status indicators have not markedly improved commensurate with that growth.DocumentHealth and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2011What evidence is there to show that community participation and accountability in health service delivery leads to improved access to quality health services, improved health outcomes, increased government ownership/responsibility, and more stable peace-building efforts? This Health and Education Advice and Resource Team report examines these questions.Document2014This report explores the programmatic processes, successes and lessons learned by Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action South Africa (MAMA SA), an innovative public-private partnership that delivers vital health information to new and expectant mothers and their families through the use of mobile technology.