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The rise and fall of mortality inequality in South Africa in the HIV era
Post-apartheid South Africa has seen an unprecedented rise and fall of mortality in less than two decades as a result of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and the subsequent rollout of free antiretroviral therapy (ART). Since the ...
South Africa’s hospital sector : old divisions and new developments
(Health Systems Trust, 2017)
The hospital sector in South Africa mirrors deep inequalities in the country as a whole. The private, for-profit hospital sector is well resourced and caters to a population that tends to be wealthier, urban and more likely ...
Human resources for health planning and national health insurance : the urgency and the opportunity
(Health Systems Trust, 2018)
The implementation of National Health Insurance (NHI) amplifies the urgent need for coordinated, comprehensive health workforce planning in South Africa. Planning for and estimating the cost of adequate human resources for ...
Measuring quality gaps in TB screening in South Africa using standardised patient analysis
This is the first multi-district Standardised Patient (SP) study in South Africa. It measures the quality of TB screening at primary healthcare (PHC) facilities. We hypothesise that TB screening protocols and best practices ...
The nurse did not even greet me : how informed versus non-informed patients evaluate health systems responsiveness in South Africa
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2021)
Introduction: Universal Health Coverage is not only about access to health services but also about access to high-quality care, since poor experiences may deter patients from accessing care. Evidence shows that quality of ...