oa South African Health Review - Foreword : South African Health Review 2002

Volume 2002 Number 1
  • ISSN : 1025-1715



The restructuring of the health system for the provision of equitable health care to all South Africans continues to be at the centre of the government's agenda. Despite major challenges and constraints, including the exodus of health workers from the public sector, 'transformation fatigue', dwindling public sector funding, lack of adequate support systems and resources, 2002 recorded progress. Government also reaffirmed its commitment to the strengthening of the District Health System for the delivery of Primary Health Care. South Africans continued to wrestle with the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and indeed HIV/AIDS is perhaps the single most important challenge ..

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