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    Environmental health in South Africa

    South African Health Review / Health Systems Trust, 2013
    The World Health Organization has estimated that as much as one quarter of the global burden of disease is due to modifiable environmental factors.
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    Challenges and constraints at district management level

    South African Health Review / Health Systems Trust, 2013
    The 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).
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    District clinical specialist teams

    South African Health Review / Health Systems Trust, 2013
    In 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.
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    Innovations in primary health care: Considerations for national health insurance

    South African Health Review / Health Systems Trust, 2013
    South 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.
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    Universal Health Coverage: beyond rhetoric

    Municipal Services Project, 2013
    This 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.
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    Helpdesk report: Trachoma

    Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2011
    The 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.
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    The puzzle of economic growth and stalled health improvement in the Philippines

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2013
    The Philippine economy has grown respectably in the past few years, but the overall health status indicators have not markedly improved commensurate with that growth.
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    Community engagement in health service delivery

    Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2011
    What 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.
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    Reimagining mobile in South Africa: Lessons from year one

    2014
    This 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.
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    South Africa's National School Nutrition Programme (NSNP): case study

    Home Grown School Feeding, 2013
    The National School Nutrition Programme (NSNP) in South Africa is a large government sponsored programme reaching over 8 million learners in primary and secondary schools. The emphasis of the programme is on the provision of the daily balanced and diverse cooked meal, with nutrition education and sustainable food production being the other two pillars of the programme.

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